BAGUIO CITY – A 48-year old man was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents after having found in his possession alleged illegal drugs, firearms and ammunitions, during the implementation of a search warrant against him in his residence at Purok 23, San Carlos Heights, Irisan, here, recently.
Senior Superintendent George D. Daskeo, City Director of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), identified the arrested individual as Kurt Mantias Becasen, 48, married, and a resident of Purok 23, San Carlos Hts. Barangay Irisan, Baguio City.
Confiscated from his possession by the operating troops were one piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with patched white masking tape with markings and signatures; one pocket weighing scale; one lighter; two pcs improvised tooter; eight pcs live ammo of cal. 5.56; two pcs live ammo of cal. 38; two pcs live ammo of cal 45; and two pcs empty shell of cal. 45.
The arrested individual was brought to the BCPO headquarters for documentation awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against him before the city prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See