Police nab 8 drug suspects in Taguig
EIGHT drug suspects were arrested in separate anti- drug operations in a span of six hours, in Taguig City over the weekend.
Taguig Police Sub- Inspector Glen Amsiwen said the first three suspects, Adelon Ludenio, Randy Altar and Jimmy Balasangay, were arrested during an operation in Barangay South Daang Hari at 8: 30 p. m on Saturday.
Rommel Ipil was arrested in the same barangay at 11: 45 pm. Police seized four sachets of shabu from the suspect.
Three sachets containing 0.4 grams of shabu were seized from Sonny Bernardo and Samuel Sahol at 10: 15 p. m. in Barangay Bagumbayan.
The final arrest was made at 1 a. m. on Sunday in Barangay Upper Bicutan. Police confiscated two sachets of shabu, weighing 0.3 grams, from Joel Fernandez and Ricardo Gruyal.
Taguig City Police said the improved exchange of intelligence among precincts and other informants bolstered the anti- drug trade measures in the city.
All suspects were turned over to the Special Drug Enforcement Unit facility of Taguig City police station.
They will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 before the Taguig City Prosecutors Office.
The confiscated sachets were submitted to the Southern Police District crime lab for examination.