5 arrested by police in Canelar shabu buy-bust PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 21 December 2013 11:27

Five more persons were arrested as police intensify the campaign against drugs in Zamboanga City.

The five suspects were collared during a drug bust operation in Caburihan, Canelar last Thursday afternoon.

Sr. Insp. Joseph Lim of the Anti-illegal Drug Special Operation Task Force identified those arrested as Rameen Hamzah Teo y Paclibar, 31, married, of Isabela City, Basilan (pusher), Joselito Garcia y Dela Cruz, 43, Oswaldo Sta. Teresa y Ventura, 51, Marlon Guatlo y Tinikes, 32, and Anthony Dela Peña y Dennison, 32, (users), all residents Caburihan, Canelar.

A police report disclosed that Lim and his men conducted a buy-bust operation Teo. However  however during his arrest, the four others were caught having a shabu session.

Recovered from the suspects’ possession were a small size sachet of shabu, a medium size sachet containing shabu, P300 marked money and several drug paraphernalia.

Police also took into custody two motorcycles owned by the suspects.

The suspects were detained while the confiscated items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examinations.

The suspects were made to undergo drug test as a standard operating procedure. —  Dan Toribio Jr.