Drug pusher nabbed in Talon-Talon PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 September 2015 10:53

Two drug pushers were arrested in separate police anti-drug operations in Talon-Talon and Mampang Tuesday and Monday.

Men of the Tetuan and Culianan police stations arrested a suspected drug pusher in Talon-Talon last Tuesday night.

Arrested was Florante Torres y Rivero, 31, single, of Sunrise Drive, Logo Grande, Talon-Talon.

Confiscated from his possession were a small and medium size sachets containing shabu. Police also recovered P500 marked money from his possession

Torres was detained at the Culianan Police Station while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP crime laboratory for examination.

Charges have been readied against Torres.

Meanwhile, men of the City Anti-Illegal Drug Special Operations Task Force, Zamboanga City Police Office, arrested one person in a buy bust operation in Barangay Mampang Monday.

Arrested was Patta Jatil y Abdul, 27,  single of Purok 7, Mampang. The target of the operation, a certain “Budlat”, eluded arrest bringing along with him the three 100 peso bills that were used as marked money in the buy-bust operation.

Confiscated suspected shabu was tested positive with a total net weight of 0.093 grams.

A case was filed against “Budlat” and Jatil  was arrested for violation of Section 5 & 11 of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 docketed under NPS No. IX-06-INQ-15H-00815 dated August 31, 2015. — Dan Toribio with report from Gladys Fawzia Paglinawan, WMSU Masscom