13 arrested, large amount of shabu seized in Ipil raids PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 07 February 2016 13:59

by DAN TORIBIO JR.

Lawmen on Saturday confiscated large amount of shabu and arrested 13 pushers in a so-called “One-time, Big time” operation in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Operatives from different police units were armed with eight search warrants issued by Judge Anthony Isaw of the Regional Trial Court Branch 24 based in  Ipil, during the raids carried out in different houses.

The first target under Search warrant No. 154 was Boboy Clavejo, who was not around during the operation,  butlawmen arrested Marjuk Ismula Angil, 21, Kaiser Rayand Nawu Dela Cerna, 26, Jessa Acebon Pagador, 23, Momar Ismula Angil, 24, and Sonny Boy Dela Cerna Rellen, 27.

Supt. William Gadayan said those arrested were caught in the act repacking shabu. Seized from their possession were 20 sachets (14 small and 6 medium size) and several drug paraphernalia.

Ruben Carillo was arrested under search warrant No. 155. He yielded 25 sachets of shabu and several drug paraphernalia.

Ramy Gimeno was nabbed under search warrant No. 156. Seized from his possession were 31 sachets of shabu and drug paraphernalia.

Search warrant No. 157, targetted Raul Peñaflor who was arrested and yielded 16 sachets of shabu, 9 cellphones and drug paraphernalia.

Nene Franco was arrested under search warrant No. 158. Confiscated from her possession was a big sachet, 24 small size sachets of shabu, drug paraphernalia and a serviceable ammunition of .45 caliber pistol.

Peter Franco was arrested under search warrant No. 159. Seized from his possession were 42 sachets of shabu, .38 cal. revolver, three improvised shotguns, one bolt trigger used for improvised shotgun, one serviceable ammunition of caliber 5.56, one bullet of caliber 50, three bullets of .38 cal. revolver and several drug paraphernalia.

Search warrant No. 160 targettedDan Dan Francisco who was not around during the raid. The raiders however arrested Ledeline Dela Cruz Francisco, 35 and Juart Sabandal Berioso, 35. Seized from their possession were 30 sachets of shabu, a .45 caliber pistol with one magazine loaded with three bullets and several drug paraphernalia.

Search warrant No. 161 targetted Albert Buscano who was arrested and yielded 3 big sachets of shabu, 1 pocket size digital weighing scale, 38 pieces transparent cellophane of assorted sizes and assorted illegal drug paraphernalia.

Police said that the operation saw the arrest of 13 persons and the seizure of 4 big size sachets of shabu with estimated street value of P100,000, 6 medium size sachets with estimated value of P84,000, 182 small size sachets with estimated value of P91,000.

The  target personalities in the search warrants were under the drug watchlist in the provincial and municipal levels.

The raids were carried out in an orderly manner in the presence of mediamen and barangay officials.

The arrested suspects were detained while the seized items were forwarded to the PNP Crime Laboratory for examinations.

The operation was carried out by operatives of the PIB, PAIDSOTG, PIDMB, PPSC, RPSB9, Ipil police, Naga police, Titay police and RID9 Supt. William Gadayan led by under the supervision and direction of Sr. Supt. Romulo Cleve Taboso, Police Provincial Director. – Dan Toribio Jr.