3 OCENR men nabbed in drug bust, 3 others slip PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 14:58


Three employees of the Office of City Environment and Natural Resources assigned at the Lumbangan dumpsite were arrested while three others escaped during a buy-bust operation Monday morning.

Arrested were Nonimar Francisco Juan, 24, James Faustino Fernandez, 25, both of Salaan, OCENR contractual employees and Romeo Jimenez Campilis, Jr., 45, married, regular employee.

Policemen led by Chief Insp. Arlan Delumpines conducted a buy-bust operation on Jovy Del Rosario of Salaan who escaped along with a certain Jung-Jung and Nonito Araneta, all OCENR employees.

Police said the three eluded arrest while the three others were caught in the act having a shabu session. Recovered from the suspects were a sachet of shabu (buy-bust item), three other sachets containing same substance and several drug paraphernalia.

The arrested suspects were detained and were taken to the Crime Laboratory for drug test while the seized items were submitted for examination.

Police have readied charges against the suspects (both arrested and at large). – Dan Toribio