PROCOR CAMP BADO DANGWA: Under the reinvigorated Project Double Barrel Reloaded of the PNP, 9 drug suspects were successively arrested in a series of buy bust operations and other police operation over the weekend.  

In a buy-bust operation, five drug dealers were separately arrested by the members of the joint operatives of DEU, CIU, Station 4, 5 and 10, BCPO and members of PDEA-CAR.  

Two drug dealers identified as Kenneth Concepcion Salinas, 24, driver and Kevin Concepcion Salinas, 22, student, both residents of Proper Atab, Santo Tomas, Marcos Highway, Baguio City were arrested along Fort Del Pilar Road, Baguio City in the afternoon of March 11, 2017. Seized from their possessions were two pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected “Shabu”; color blue Nokia cellular; buy-bust money amounting to Php500.00 and assorted drug paraphernalia. 

The following morning, another two drug traders identified as Allan Razon Quiṅones, 38, dispatcher and Michelle Sevilla Magdaraog, 39, housekeeper, native of Binondo, Maynila, both residents of Queen of Peace, Baguio City were also arrested at TG Home Enterprises, Transient House, Bakakeng Central, Baguio City. Seized from their possessions were 14 pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected “Shabu” weighing 12.51 grams with an estimated dangerous drug board value of Php75,060.00; Buy bust money amounting to Php2,000.00; one cellular Black Samsung and assorted drug paraphernalia.  

In the afternoon of the same day, drug suspect identified as Emil Gonzales Mendoza a.k.a. “Tisoy”, 24, a resident of City Camp, Baguio City was collared along Legarda Road, Baguio City. Seized from his possession were one Heat Sealed Transparent Plastic Sachet containing suspected “Shabu”; one Black/white/maroon Nike brand back pack; one Black Digital Weighing Scale; one Black Keystone brand Cellular Phone; buy-bust money amounting to Php500.00; Php1,500.00 boodle money and one Black Yamaha motorcycle with no attach plate. 

Meanwhile, four drug suspects were consecutively arrested for illegal possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia. Drug suspects identified as Jessie Sison Serrano, 33, cellphone technician, and a resident of Marcoville, Baguio City and Rafael Galibot Clemente, 30, a resident of Military Cut Off, Baguio City were nabbed at Military Cut Off, Baguio City in the afternoon of March 10, 2017.  

Another suspect who is a medical transcriptionist identified as Kenneth Ben Laporga Resonable, 23, a resident of Upper Quarry, Baguio City was caught by the bouncer in the act of smoking marijuana inside Red Lion Videoke Bar, Teachers Camp, Baguio City in the night of the following day. As a result, one Zip Lock Transparent Plastic Sachet containing suspected dried Marijuana leaves with fruiting tops and one cigarette foil were seized by the responding personnel from his possession. Also, a drug suspects identified as Leymar Macokay y Purisima, 21, from Bacari, Paracelis, Mt. Province was detained after he accidentally fell two plastic heat sealed transparent sachet containing suspected shabu from his pocket in the afternoon of March 12, 2017 in front of a retail store in Nambaran, Tabuk City, Kalinga.  

Cordillera's Top Cop Chief Superintendent Francisco Sarona ordered all police units to sustain this momentum and go after illegal drugs in urban centers as well as in the countryside. “We must continue to hit hard on these criminals who are behind the distribution of illegal drugs in support of the national anti-drug campaign,” Sarona said.  

RD Sarona noted a recent string of "major accomplishments" against drug suspects, including the arrest of wanted person in recent operations.(PROCOR RPIO)