Police net 9 pushers in citywide drug ‘war’ PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 September 2015 14:45

by Dan Toribio  Jr.

There is not let-up in the police campaign against illegal drugs in the city as several drug pushers and users have been arrested in different operations recently.

Around 6 a.m. Wednesday, men of the Police Station 6 and Special Investigation Unit led by Supt. Nonito Asdai and Supt. Felix Martinez conducted a buy-bust operation in Paraiso,Mampang resulting in the arrest of Ali Usman, 43, and Crisanta Pilongo, 47.

Confiscated from their possession werre a .45 caliber pistol loaded with four bullets, two sachets of shabu and marked money.

Around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, men of the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company led by Supt. Ariel Huesca arrested Esmer Mumar, 26, of Purok 7, Recodo, in a police checkpoint in the same barangay. Confiscated from the suspect’s possession were two sachets of shabu and drug paraphernalia.

Around 11:53 p.m. Wednesday, policemen of the Sta. Maria Police Station led by Supt. Haywien Salvado arrested Romeo Gaspar, 45 and NasherSahi, 42, during a buy-bust operation in San Roque. Confiscated from their possession were five sachets of shabu, paraphernalia and marked money.

At 11 p.m. Tuesday, policemen of Sangali Police Station arrested Jolly Undag, 28, while his cohort a certain Suki eluded arrest. Confiscated from the suspect were two sachets of shabu and marked money.

Around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, policemen under Supt. Ariel Huesca arrested Delfin Anito, 22, of Cawit, in Recodo and confiscated from his possession a sachet of shabu and several drug paraphernalia.

At 1:15 p.m., Wednesday, men of the Sta. Maria police sttion arrested Rocky Orquijo, 30 and Alkin Alison, both of Cabatangan. Confiscated from their possession were five sachets of shabu, paraphernalia and marked money.

Around 4:15 p.m. policemen of the City Police Office’s CAIDSOTF arrested Basir Alama, 35, in Ayala. Confiscated from his possession were 11 sachets of shabu and marked money.

At 9 p.m. Tuesday, Andropov Anselmo, 32, was arrested along the Sangali highway for possession a sachet of shabu and drug paraphernalia.  —Dan Toribio Jr.