Drug dealers collared in buy bust
THREE individuals were arrested by joint operatives of the Baguio City Police Office Station 1 in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency – Cordillera in a buy bust operation on May 14.
Arrested were Danilo Cacho, 54 – years – old, married, self employed, from Balaoan, La Union and currently residing at Upper Quezon Hill, Baguio City; Dj Diwan Benosa, 22 years old, waiter, from Bakun, Benguet and a resident of Happy Hallow; and Ian Culaton Balas, 34 – years – old, married, driver, from Naguilian,
Cacho was listed as one of the surrenderers of Station 1 while Balas was a surenderee from Naguillian, La Union.
Anti drug agents arrested the trio in the drive way of a night establishment along Quirino Highway.
Confiscated from Cacho are 12 plastic sachets containing alleged shabu, P3,000, and three cellphones
An Asian utility vehicle bearing plate number TSR 311 was also impounded after three sachets of shabu were discovered inside the vehicle including drug paraphernalia
Authorities said the suspects and drug evidence seized were brought to the Regional Crime Laboratory Office-Cordillera for drug tests and qualitative examination to determine the presence of any dangerous drugs.
Cases of Violation of Section 5 and Section 11 of RA 9165 are being prepared to be filed against the suspects.