Five arrested in drug buy-busts PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 11:22

Five persons were arrested in three separate drug buy-bust operations conducted by the Central Police Station in barangay Camino Nuevo last Sunday.

City Police Information Officer Chief Inspector Helen Galvez identified the suspects as Arjay Espiga y Anducal, 22; Chotrelyn Malonzo y Maro, 24; Mary Joy Sali y Paez, 39; Rodel SalI y Maribojoc; and Rizza Joy Arcillas y Javier.

Espiga and Malonzo were arrested in Tambucho, Canelar at around 3pm.

Police confiscated sachets containing suspected shabu residue, and drug paraphernalia.

Later that night, the team was able to arrest Mary Joy and Rodel Sali.

The team was able to confiscate a sachet of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia and P200 marked money from the two suspects.

Less than two hours later, Arcillas was also arrested by the team.

Police were able to seize six sachets of suspected shabu and P200 marked money from the suspect.

The suspects were detained at the Central Police Station while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination.  (Dan Toribio)