CAFGU arrested in drug buy-bust PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 May 2017 13:55

A member of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) was arrested during a buy-bust operation in Salvador Street, Sta. Maria last Saturday afternoon.

Sta. Maria Police Station Commander Chief Insp. Joseph Ortega identified the suspect as Hermie Ceballos y Montilla, 33, married, a Cafgu member assigned in Recodo and a resident of Tambucho, Canelar.

Police confiscated from his possession seven sachets of suspected shabu including the buy-bust item, P500 marked money.

The buy-bust operation was conducted in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA.)

The same team also arrested Ricky Ituralde y Angeles, 37, married, working at a lechon stand and a resident of Guiwan.

He was arrested in the same place where the Cafgu member was arrested.

Police confiscated from his possession three sachets of suspected shabu including the buy-bust item and P500 marked money.

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