Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón
Legazpi City, [04.06.17] – An arrested person wanted for the criminal offense of swindling, is now facing an additional charges of illegal possession of methampethamine hydrochloride, Legazpi City Police Station report said.
The suspet was identified as Morris Jallao y Musa, 46 years old of Purok 1, Barangay Bonga, Legazpi City.
Jallao was arrested at about 1:15 o’ clock Thursday afternoon [April 1, 2017] by virtue of alias warrant of arrest for Estafa under criminal case # 22935 issued by Judge Arlinda B. Gratil-Resari, Municipal Trial Court in Cities [MTCC], Branch 1, Legazpi City issued on December 13, 1999 with bailbond fixed at Php 5,000.00.
The team led by SPO2 Marilito Watiwat conducted manhunt charlie operation against the accused/suspect that resulted to his eventual arrest, however, the search incidental to his lawful arrest led to the discovery and seizure of suspected drug items, the report said.
Police recovered one unsealed transparent plastic container marked with five pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets and five pieces folded aluminum foils inside the left front pocket of the suspect’s short pants.
The seized drugs and non-drug items were marked with MBW 1-5 4/6/2017 respectively colectively marked with MBW -6 4/6/2017 before the suspect’s presence and mandatory witnesses.
The arrested suspect will be charged with an additional violation of Republic Act 9165, Article 2, Section 2 for illegal possession of prohibited drugs.