Cops collar drug trafficker

September 13, 2019

A 49-YEAR-old Cagayan Valley resident who is included on the drug watch list of the Philippine National Police Directorate for Intelligence was arrested by the local police in a buy-bust operation last Tuesday, Police Regional Office 2 director, Brigadier General Jose Mario M. Espino announced yesterday.

Suspect Jose Daquioag, a resident of Zone 2, Barangay Nabaccayan in Gattaran, Cagayan  was placed under arrest shortly after he sold drugs to an undercover officer of the Gattaran Municipal Police Station Drug Enforcement Unit at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday.

In a report to PNP chief, General Oscar D. Albayalde, Espino said the suspect was found in possession of four heat-sealed plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, a marked P500 bill, a home-made shotgun with a live 12-gauge ammunition locally known as ‘pong’ and a 125cc motorcycle.