4 ar­rested for il­le­gal drugs, firearms

Sun.Star Baguio - - Top Stories - Jonathan Llanes

FOUR in­di­vid­u­als were ar­rested by op­er­a­tives of the Po­lice Re­gional Of­fice - Cordillera for vi­o­lat­ing the anti-il­le­gal drugs and anti-il­le­gal firearms laws over the week.

In a buy-bust op­er­a­tion, two drug traders were sep­a­rately ar­rested af­ter they sold sa­chets of il­le­gal drugs to po­lice agents who posted as buy­ers on No­vem­ber 5.

Joint op­er­a­tives of the Re­gional In­tel­li­gence Di­vi­sion (RID) and Re­gional In­tel­li­gence Unit 14 (RIU14), La Trinidad Drug En­force­ment Unit and PDEA-CAR ar­rested Jef­fer­son Cu­ra­meng Re­quizo, 22, na­tive of Solano, Nueva Vis­caya and a res­i­dent of Balili, La Tri­dinidad, Benguet, at Trad­ing Post, Pico, La Trinidad Mon­day evening.

Con­fis­cated from the sus­pect were three heat sealed trans­par­ent plas­tic sa­chets con­tain­ing sus­pected shabu, buy bust money, and one cel­lu­lar phone.

In Ito­gon, Benguet, Joint op­er­a­tives of Ito­gon and Benguet po­lice also ar­rested Rolly Aspuria Selga, 28, miner, at Am­pu­cao, Ito­gon, Benguet in the night of the same day sub­se­quently con­fis­cat­ing from him two heat sealed sa­chets con­tain­ing sus­pected shabu and a mo­bile phone.

Through a tipped in­for­ma­tion, two sus­pects were caught for Il­le­gal pos­ses­sion of firearms iden­ti­fied as

Larry Man­go­rangca Lu­mano, 43, a res­i­dent of Cen­tral Fairview, Baguio City was ar­rested at Si­tio Palali, Pobla­cion, Sablan, Benguet in the af­ter­noon of No­vem­ber 1.

Be­fore his ar­rest, a con­cerned cit­i­zen saw the sus­pect with a firearm tucked in his back partly cov­ered by his jacket prompt­ing them to re­port to the po­lice.

As a re­sult, Sablan

po­lice seized the un­li­censed cal­iber 9mm PARA pis­tol, one mag­a­zine and three live am­mu­ni­tions from his pos­ses­sion.

An­other sus­pect iden­ti­fied as An­dres Vallejo Paloga, 46, se­cu­rity guard, and a res­i­dent of Adi­wang Road, Green Val­ley, Baguio City was ar­rested in­side a bar, along Block 4, Hill­top, Baguio City in the af­ter­noon of No­vem­ber 2 af­ter op­er­a­tives from Po­lice Sta­tion 7 of the Baguio City Po­lice Of­fice re­cov­ered from his pos­ses­sion one cal. 22 paltik with four am­mu­ni­tions.

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