ITOGON, Benguet – Two suspected notorious drug pushers were arrested by combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents after having found in their possession alleged illegal drugs and assorted drug paraphernalia during a buy bust operation at Purok 4, Virac, here, recently.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested drug personalities as Kellvin Dannang Ticobay, 40, married, a resident of Gibraltar, Baguio City; and Mr. Jaime Wanawan Bucad, 40, married, native of Poblacion, Sadanga, Mt. Province, a resident of Purok 4, Kias – Virac, Itogon, Benguet.
Confiscated from the possession of the suspects by the operating troops were plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu approximately weighing 5.15g, two pcs P500.00, one pc improvised tooter; one pc digital weighing scale, one pc magnet, one pc improvised lamp; one homemade caliber .22 pistol with inserted magazine loaded with 10 live ammunition, two pcs wig, black wallet and one Myphone cellular phone.
The arrested drug personalities were brought to the Itogon Municipal Police Station for documentation awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against them before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See