Drivers, conductors arrested for drug use inside jeep PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 March 2017 17:24

Six men were arrested by police for using illegal drugs inside a parked jeepney at a town intersection yesterday.

A police report identified the suspects as jeepney drivers and conductors who were spotted by a concerned citizen.

The concerned citizen then informed police about the incident who immediately launched an operation to arrest the group.

Personnel from the Patrol Section and Central Police led by Supt Ariel Huesca swooped down on the area and arrested the suspects.

Meanwhile, a 48-year old man was arrested during a drug buy-bust operation in Lantawan, Pasonanca, last Thursday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the suspect a Gilbert Dagoy Johnston, 48 years old, single and a resident of Lantawan, Pasonanca.

The report said that the suspect was arrested during a buy-bust operation in Lantawan around 8pm last Thursday.

Police recovered a small sachet of suspected shabu which served as the buy-bust item, four other sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia and P500 marked money.

The confiscated items were turned over to the Investigator to form part of the investigation. (Liza Jocson)