2 Suspects and Wanted Person Nabbed in Drug Bust

Two drug suspects were arrested in a drug bust in Purok Sigay, Barangay 2 and also arrested another with warrant around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Inspector Benedicto Villarias, Police Station 2 head identified the suspects as Jesmar Austria Diane, “Alias Motmot”, 18, single, of Purok Torre, Barangay Vista Alegre; and Renante De la Cruz Papa, 37, single, native of Central Lopez, Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City.

Diane was confiscated with one small sachet of suspected shabu after he handed the same to PO1 Richmond Rainer Teruel, as poseur-buyer in exchange of P200 marked money.

Seven (7) other elongated sachets were confiscated and P300 cash in different denominations believed proceeds of selling the prohibited drugs.

Papa was caught inside the house of Duadores family sniffing suspected shabu. He was caught also with one small sachet of suspected shabu and one improvised tooter with shabu residue.

The confiscated shabu has a market value of P8, 000.

On the other hand, the same operatives arrested Art Magbanua Duadores, 20, single, of Purok Sigay, Barangay 2 after he was served with arrest warrant for the crime of violating RA 9165.

Judge Phoebe Gargantiel-Balbin of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 45 in Bacolod City issued the arrest warrant dated June 19, 2017.

The Court recommended P40, 00 bail bond for his temporary liberty.

The three are now detained at Police Station 2.*


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