CAMP Gen. Miguel Malvar, Batangas -- Authorities of Lipa City and Agoncillo town arrested three drug peddlers during separate buy-bust operations, provincial police PIO chief Senior Insp. Kerwin Amor Umali Cabrales said the other day.
A report to Batangas police director Senior Supt. Edwin Aguilan Quilates by Lipa City Police Station commander Supt. Ramon Lazo Balauag said they arrested during the operation in Bgy. Balintawak suspects Dherwin Mayor Dimaculangan and Dennis Ignacio Magsino.
Police confiscated from Dimaculangan several heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu, a sling bag, the marked money and the recovered money worth P1,490.
Seized from Magsino were two plastic sachets of suspected shabu, one Samsung cellular phone and a Honda TMX tricycle (PN DP16574).
Dimaculangan was tagged as the supplier of shabu in the said barangay.
The arrest of the suspects will significantly reduce illegal drugs activity in said barangay, police said.
Agoncillo police, on the other hand, said they apprehended Ronaldo Tenorio Gomez in Bgy. Sta. Cruz at 2:30 p.m. while selling a plastic sachet containing suspected shabu to a police poseur-buyer.
Also confiscated from suspect’s possession were one box containing four plastic sachets of suspected shabu, aluminum foil strips, a cellphone, some cash, a Kawasaki Rouser motorcycle and the marked money.
The suspect from Bgy. Dalig, Balayan town has been involved in illegal drugs trade in the municipality.