Suspect killed, 30 others arrested in Bulacan drug busts
CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan — A drug suspect was killed, while 30 others were arrested during a series of weekend drug operations which were undertaken despite the onslaught of monsoon rains.
Arnold Aldiyano, also known as “Ar-ar,” was killed in a clash with undercover police officer during a drug bust conducted at 1 a.m. on Sunday (Aug. 12) at Sitio ) Dike in Barangay Poblacion in Baliwag town.
His accomplice managed to flee on a motorcycle.
Police recovered a .38-caliber revolver and 4 sachets of crystal meth, or shabu).
Also on Sunday, police arrested Raymond San Pedro, Aldrin Ventura and Roland Ramos in a Guiguinto drug operation, while a still unidentified suspect was caught in San Miguel town.
The other suspects were caught during police operations on Friday (Aug. 10) in various Bulacan towns.
Among those arrested was Jaime Castillo, a 56-year-old former village watchman, during a 10:30 p.m. drug bust in Norzagaray town.