9 drug suspects held in Camarines Sur
LEGAZPI CITY — Nine alleged drug traders were arrested Thursday in buy-bust operations in Camarines Sur.
Senior Master Sergeant Tobias Bongon, Naga City police spokesperson, said Jason Cruz, 34, was arrested at 10:40 p.m. on Dec. 1 in Barangay Concepcion Pequeña.
Cruz allegedly sold a sachet of “shabu” (crystal meth) worth P2,500 to an undercover agent in the area.
Authorities recovered from Cruz four sachets of shabu worth P34,000.
At Barangay Pacol in the same city, Janice Amisola, 39, was arrested at around 7 p.m. Confiscated from Amisola were seven sachets of shabu worth P4,500.
In Barangay Concepcion Grande, Ronnie Belleca, 42, and his brother Rex, 32, were arrested at 9:40 p.m. Confiscated from them were six sachets, or three grams, of shabu worth P20,400. Bongon said the two suspects were on the illegal drug watch list.
Colonel Julius Caesar Domingo, Camarines Sur police chief, said in a report that Zaldy Bulalacao, 40, was arrested at 12:30 p.m. in Barangay San Isidro in Pili town. The police recovered four sachets of shabu from Bulalacao.
In Tinambac town, Ryan Jay Barquilla, 22, was arrested around 1:45 p.m. in Barangay Bagacay. Five sachets of shabu, aluminum foil, and other drug tools were confiscated from him.
In Nabua town, Lyndon Benico, 41, was arrested at 8:20 p.m. for selling a sachet of shabu to an undercover agent in Barangay La Purisima.
Domingo said two more sachets of shabu were confiscated during the body search. Benico was previously arrested for illegal drugs.
In Libmanan town, Jury Santos, 34, was arrested at 6:25 p.m. in Barangay Ibid.
A sachet of shabu was confiscated from Santos, who had previously been arrested for the same violation.
In Milaor town, Eduardo Delos Santos, 55, was arrested in Barangay Balagbag at 7:20 p.m.
Two sachets of shabu and other drug tools were confiscated from Delos Santos.
The suspects were in the custody of the police pending disposition. INQ
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