PRESS RELEASE: 2021-12-31
POLICE REGIONAL OFFICE CORDILLERA
AUTHORITY: PBGEN RONALD O LEE
RELEASER: PCPT MARNIE D ABELLANIDA
Deputy Chief, Regional Public Information Office
DATE: December 10, 2021
Another drug personality was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by joint operatives of Benguet PPO and RID-PROCOR in Brgy Poblacion, La Trinidad, Benguet on December 9, 2021.
Based on the reports submitted to PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, the arrested suspect was identified as Vincent Zaragoza Cuyopan, Jr., a.k.a. “BJ,” 32.
The suspect was arrested after he sold to an operative who acted as a poseur buyer two (2) plastic sachets containing suspected “shabu” with an estimated weight of 1 gram and a Standard Drug Price (SDP) amounting to Php 6,800.00.
Markings and inventory of the pieces of evidence were done on-site in the presence of the suspect and witnessed by Kagawad Joseph Bernal of Brgy Poblacion and Prosecutor Arthur Bataclao.
Further, the arrested suspect and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the custody of La Trinidad Municipal Police Station (MPS) for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being filed against him. (PROCOR-PIO)