Drug Suspect Nabbed; Another Escapes

An alleged drug suspect was arrested around 4:24 p.m. Monday along Mabini Street in Barangay Zone 4, Cadiz City, while another suspect was able to escape dragnet in Victorias City also Monday.

Police Chief Inspector Rocky Desear, Cadiz OIC police chief, identified the suspect as Rommel Seba Guarino, 55, married, jobless, of Hacienda Carmen in Barangay Daga in the city.

Guarino was arrested after he handed a suspected shabu to a poseur-buyer in exchange of P300 marked money.

He was arrested by Station Drug Enforcement Unit of Cadiz City PNP led by Police Inspector Alfred Garcia and elements of 1st Maneuver Company of Regional Public Safety Battalion-18

Recovered from his possession were two heat-sealed plastic sachets of suspected shabu worth P1,500.

He is detained and charged at Cadiz PNP jail.

In Victorias City, Police Superintendent Herman Garbosa, Victorias City PNP chief identified the suspect as Ramon Ortega Tedoso, Jr., “alias Dodoy”, 33, single, of Hacienda Sta. Cruz in Barangay 20, Victorias City where police operatives conduct the operation around 4:00 p.m. Monday.

But the suspect was able to escape, Garbosa said.

Confiscated by police operatives are; one small sachet of suspected shabu; two (2) big heat sealed sachets of suspected shabu; one plastic cup with suspected shabu; one tooter with traces of suspected shabu; seven empty plastic sachets and other drug paraphernalia were recovered from the room of the suspect.

Garbosa said Tedoso will be charged with violation of Section 5 and 12 of RA 9165.*



Negros Occidental :