School principal, 2 pals arrested in drug bust PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 01 September 2014 11:54

A school principal and two others were arrested during a drug buy-bust operation in Sitio Ontong, Quiniput at dawn yesterday.

Police identified those arrested as Afredo Ramos y Tarroza, 50, principal of Latuan Elementary School, a resident of Sitio Ontong, Quiniput; Mario Angelo Cristobal y Saura, 23, and Marbert Saavedra y Lago,19, both of Buenavista.

The trio were arrested by operatives of the City Anti-illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Force and Curuan Police Station.

Confiscated from their possession were eight sachets of suspected shabu, three disposable lighters, tissue paper, rolled aluminum foil, P300 marked money and a Honda XRM motorcycle.

The suspects were brought to the city police office and were detained while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination.

Police have readied charges against the suspects. — Dan Toribio Jr.