BAGUIO CITY – Two suspected 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 Loakan Liwanag, hre, recently.
Senior Superintendent George D. Daskeo, City Director of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), identified the arrested drug pushers as Perfecto Fontanilla Mabalot Jr, 28, resident of Purok Magsaysay Loakan, Baguio City and Albert Martinez Espiritu, 33, resident of Magsaysay, Loakan Proper, Baguio City.
Confiscated from the possession of the suspected drug pushers were 1 piece P1,000.00 bill used as buy-bust money; 2 sachets of white crystalline substance suspected to be Methamphethamine Hydrochloride or “Shabu” with still undetermined weight and amount; 2 Samsung cellphones with sim; and, 1 piece lighter.
The arrested drug pushers and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the BCPO Station No. 8 headquarters for documentation while awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges for violation of the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Law against them before the city prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See