PDEA led anti-illegal drugs operations seized 50 grams of meth in a street buy-bust operation and another 15 grams of meth inside the suspected Cruzada drug den.
Dárlán Páléncìá Barcelón
Legazpi City, [03.13.19] – A male suspect was arrested in a buy-bust operation by authorities late afternoon along Don B. Erquiaga Street, Barangay Baybay, Legazpi City and four others were nabbed inside a subdivision In Barangay Cruzada in a simultaneous anti-illegal drugs operation launched by PDEA Regional Office 5 yesterday afternoon.
The suspect John Louie Cedeño y Ballarbare, was arrested by the joint operatives of PDEA Albay Provincial Office and PDEA Regional Office 5 SIU in cooperation with Legazpi City Police Station, NBI Regional Office 5 led by IA3 Adrian Fajardo under the supervision of Director II Christian O. Frivaldo, Regional Director PDEA Regional Office 5.
The anti-illegal drugs operations have resulted to the seizure of one piece heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing a white crystalline substance, one piece knot-tied transparent plastic containing white crystalline substance suspected to be methamphetamine hydrochloride “shabu” one piece genuine PhP1,000.00 bill with serial number LU901746 with boodle money.
The confiscated suspected shabu was estimated to be weighing more or less 50 grams, Ms. Cotton C. Yuson, PDEA Regional Office 5 Spokesperson said.
A case for violation of Section 5, Article II of Republic Act 9165 will be filed against the suspect.
Meanwhile, the joint operatives of PDEA Regional Office 5 Special Enforcement Team in coordination with Legazpi City Police Station, Naval Forces for Southern Luzon and National Bureau of Investigation Regional Office 5 has implemented a search warrant number EML-19-86 at the cock farm in Sunrise Subdivision, Purok 5, Barangay Cruzada, Legazpi City.
The arrested suspect was identified as Emmanuel Lopez y Saguinsin and three suspected drug den visitors identified as Harvey Manibog y Alindogan, Heny Jacob, Jr y Salvador, and Michael Millena y Madelar were arrested during the implementation of the search warrant,
The search has resulted in the seizure of 15 grams and several drug paraphernalia.
A case of violation of Section 11, Article II of Republic Act 9165 will be filed against the suspects.