LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – A member of the notorious drug group operating in Baguio and Benguet was arrested by combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents after having found in his possession alleged illegal drugs and assorted drug paraphernalia during a buy bust operation at Buyagan, Poblacion, here, recently.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested drug group member as Rashid Amito Lasim alias Alex, 41, pusher, member of Par Drug Group, and a resident of Buyagan, Poblacion, La Trinidad, Benguet.
Confiscated from his possession by the operating troops were three transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing more or less 15 grams with a DDB value of P30,000.00, one unit Samsung cellphone, one piece 1000 pesos bill, and 29 pieces boodle money.
The arrested drug group member and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the La Trinidad Municipal Police Station for documentation awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against him before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See