3 Persons Nabbed in Calatrava Drug Bust

Three suspects were arrested while two others escaped in a drug buy bust operation in Barangay Bantayanon in Calatrava town, Negros Occidental around 1:50 a.m. Tuesday.

Police Chief Inspector John Joel Batusbatusan, Calatrava PNP police chief identified the suspects as Renato Luyao Ramos, 30, single; Franklin Gale Apas, 30, single, all of Upper Nabantu-an, Barangay Balintawak and Joey Musico Villapaña, 25, single, of Barangay Jonob-Jonob, Escalante City.

They were arrested in a hot pursuit operation in Barangay Punao, San Carlos City by police operatives after they escaped at Barangay Bantayanon.

Confiscated from them were three heat sealed suspected shabu, one cellphone and other drug paraphernalia.

The suspects are detained and charged with violation of RA 9165.*



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