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PDEA nabs high value target, 1 other

CORDON, Isabela- Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) in its intensified campaign against illegal drugs arrested two (2) drug personalities including one (1) High Value Target (HVT) in separate police operations in Isabela on January 23, 2019.

PCSUPT John Cornelius A Jambora, (PRO2) Deputy Regional Director for Administration, Officer-in-Charge said that at about 6:10 PM of same date, joint personnel of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office 2 (PDEA2) Special Enforcement Team, Southern Isabela-Quirino and Cordon Police Station conducted an anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation particularly at Pogi carwash, Brgy. Quezon, Cordon, Isabela.

The operation resulted in the arrest of Petronio Dela Cruz Siason (HVT), Barangay Kagawad, 51 years old, married and a resident of Brgy. Quezon, Cordon, Isabela.

The PDEA confiscated from the suspect were one (1) pc heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu and Php1,000.00 used as buy-bust money.

The arrested suspect is listed as PDEA High Value Target.

Case of Violation of RA No. 9165 is being prepared for Inquest Proceedings.

Meanwhile, at about 12:30PM of same date, personnel of Tumauini Police Station and PDEA RO2 SET Northern Isabela also conducted anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation.

Furthermore, the operation resulted in the arrest of Romeo Villanueva Quines, 45 years old, married, vendor and  resident of Brgy. Ugad, Tumauini, Isabela while selling 2 pcs heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be Shabu to a poseur buyer.

Subsequently during the body search, one (1) homemade pistol loaded with one (1) live ammunition of cal. 5.56 tucked on his waist and three (3) pcs live ammunition of same caliber from his right pocket were confiscated. Cases of Violation of RA No. 9165 and Violation of Omnibus Election Code are being filed against the suspect.

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