Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón
Ligao City, [08.09.17] – [Updated] The Albay Provincial Number #1 Drug listed personality was neutralized in a buy-bust operation this evening in Barangay Paulog, Ligao City.
According to Police Chief Inspector Arthur R. Gomez, Albay Police Provincial Office Public Information Officer, the Punong Barangay [village chief] of Paulog died after engaging in a gunight with the apprehending police.
Police Chief Inspector Gomez identified the suspect as Orlando Rebutiaco Rolda, legal age, Barangay Chairman of Paulog, Ligao City.
The incident occurred at 6:15 o’ clock in the evening when a joint operations of Ligao City Police Station, Albay Police Provincial Office-Police Intelligence Branch, Regional Intelligence Division-Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit, Regional Intelligence Unit, Albay Provincial Public Safety Company and Criminal Investigation and Detection Team – 5 conducted buy bust against the suspect at his residence in Paulog.
Police has recovered one American made calibre .40 and drug paraphernalia from the scene. Rolda’s drug operation is centered in the whole of Albay province, according to Albay Police Provincial Police Office.
He was also tagged as the prime suspect in a shooting incident, where a woman was wounded in an unverified police report in Naga City before.
Punong Barangay Orlando Rebutiaco Rolda is the latest neutralized drug personality in Ligao City after Marcelino Viterbo aka “Lino” died last August 5 buy-bust operation in Barangay Tinago, Ligao City.