TUGUEGARAO CITY, CAGAYAN – A Gonzaga police operative was injured after a physical struggle with a drug personality during a buy-bust operation at Brgy. Calayan, Gonzaga, Cagayan on July 3.
Cagayan Police Provincial Office (CPPO), PCOL Ignacio R Cumigad, Provincial Director identified the drug personality as Rodolfo Solsoloy aka ‘Uppong’, a 19 year old resident of Brgy. Paradise, Gonzaga and poseur buyer PCpl McNair Villarao.
After selling one piece of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance allegedly as shabu, PCpl Villarao called for backup but ‘Uppong’ grabbed the service firearm of the police officer that led them to roll on the grassy portion of the road.
The struggle continued until the backup came to help Villarao who was hit on the back and was rushed to Alfonso Ponce Enrile Memorial District Hospital (APEMDH) by the other members of the team.
PCOL Cumigad said that the police successfully apprehended the 19-year old suspect and confiscated a sling bag which contained a 500-peso bill which was used as the buy bust money, another two pieces of heat sealed plastic sachets containing traces of shabu, several pieces of used foil, a lighter, a blade cutter and one unit Cal. 22 Revolver with 19 pcs of live ammunition.
Police will file cases for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002 and frustrated murder against the suspect. northernforum.net