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PNP, PDEA neutralize 3 drug individuals in Cagayan

Photo Courtesy of PDEA Region 2

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan – Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cagayan Valley neutralized three drug individuals in separate anti-illegal drug operations on June 3, 2020.
Based on reports, first drug individual was identified as Reymar Fernando of Barangay Iraga, Solana, Cagayan. He was also enlisted as a High Value Target (HVT).
In addition, the suspect was killed during the operation after the transaction.
Authorities reported that the operatives immediately commanded the suspect to raise his hands and surrender, but instead the suspect drew his firearm and fired the operatives which prompted them to retaliate.
The suspect sustained gunshot wounds on his chest and immediately brought to the nearest hospital for medical treatment, but declared dead on arrival.
Subsequently, the police recovered dried marijuana leaves with fruiting tops wrapped in a bond paper, one P500 used as buy bust money, one 38 revolver loaded with four live ammos and one fired cartridge on its cylinder.
Meanwhile, in Tuguegarao City, a drug individual was arrested after a buy-bust operation in Barangay Ugac Sur.
Authorities identified the suspect as Melvin Tugade and a resident of Barangay Ugac Sur. Police recovered from the scene was one heat sealed plastic sachet containing white crystalline suspected to be Shabu.
In Aparri, a HVT individual was also arrested for selling one heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline suspected to be Shabu.
The suspect was identified as Kevin Gallebo.
Cases for violation of RA 9165 are being prepared for filing against the said suspects. TNF
Jerico Joshua Kahulugan: Jerico Joshua Kahulugan is the Editor in Chief of the Northern Forum- Cagayan Valley.
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