(Courtesy: PROCOR-PIO)

Three drug personalities were arrested by PROCOR cops in separate buy-bust operations conducted in Abra, Baguio City, and Kalinga from October 17 to 18, 2021.

Based on the reports submitted to PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, PROCOR Regional Director, the suspects were identified as John Patrick Navalta Narrazid, 20, listed as a Street Level Individual (SLI); Marlon Banganan Mendoza, 27; and Jesly Pat Barbero, 27, both listed as High Value Individuals (HVI).

In Bangued, Abra, a buy-bust operation conducted by joint operatives of Abra PPO and PDEA resulted in the arrest of Barbero after he sold one (1) plastic sachet of suspected shabu weighing more or less 0.2 grams with a Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 1,360.00.In the course of his arrest, the operatives confiscated a total of three (3) plastic sachets of suspected shabu weighing more or less 0.9 grams with SDP of Php 6,400.00 from his possession.

Meanwhile, in Campo Sioco, Baguio City, Narrazid was arrested by personnel of Camdas Police Station (PS2) after he sold one (1) sachet of suspected dried marijuana leaves weighing more or less 9 grams with SDP of Php 1,080.00 to a poseur buyer. Also, from his possession, another three (3) sachets of suspected dried marijuana leaves weighing more or less 13 grams with SDP amounting to Php 1,500.00 were confiscated.

Further, in Tabuk City, Kalinga, Mendoza was arrested by joint operatives of Kalinga PPO and PDEA after an operative was able to buy from him two (2) sachets of suspected shabu with estimated weight of 1 gram and SDP of Php 6,800.00.

All pieces of evidence confiscated from the operations were marked and inventoried on-site in the presence of the suspects and witnessed by DOJ representatives, barangay officials, and media representatives.

Moreover, the arrested suspects were brought to the respective operating units while cases for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being prepared for filing against them. (PROCOR-PIO)