PDEA arrests three in drug buy-bust Print
Sunday, 09 July 2017 14:35

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested three persons in separate buy-bust operations recently in Zamboanga Peninsula Region.

At 10 p.m. on July 4, PDEA and police operatives conducted a buy-bust operation in Purok Mauswagon, Poblacion, Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay that led to the arrest of Ira Flores Cuabo, 35.

Confiscated from her possession were a sachet of shabu, a plastic straw also containing shabu, drug paraphernalia and P300 marked money.

That same night, PDEA agents also conducted a buy-bust operation in barangay Sinunuc, Dapitan City in Zamboanga del Norte that resulted to the arrest of Sherwin Baguio Baculong, 31, married of Singatong, Katipunan, Zamboanga del Norte.

PDEA agents recovered from the suspect’s possession two sachets of shabu, identification cards and a motorcycle.

At 7:30 a.m. last Thursday, PDEA9, PDEA10 and police intelligence units conducted a buy-bust operation in Purok Bliss, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur that led to the arrest of Jose Roel Sacedon Archua, Jr., 28, single.

PDEA Regional Director Lyndon Aspacio said that the suspect is a member of the Kubal Drug Group operating in Misamis Occidental and some parts of Zamboanga Peninsula.

PDEA agents confiscated from his possession four sachets of shabu with market value of P37,000, P2,000 marked money and personal belongings.  (Dan Toribio )