The intensive campaign against illegal drugs regionwide resulted in the arrest of three suspects within the week.

Operatives from Baguio City Police Office, in coordination with PDEA-CAR, arrested three drug suspects in two successive days.  Rufino Clavel Merrera Iii aka Jack, Jakson, 33, was arrested in his residence at Kalapati St., Dizon Manzanillo, Baguio City in the evening of June 14, 2018, for Violation of RA 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug ACT of 2002. Judge Iluminada Cabato of Regional Trial Court, First judicial Region, Brach 59, Baguio City issued the warrant for his arrest with no bail recommended.


On June 15, 2018, two other suspected drug pushers identified as John Ardee Chan Gamboa aka “RD”, 28, and Elain Red Lamadrid Cabreros, 26, both single, jobless, were arrested in a buy-bust operation at Alfonso Tabora, Baguio City.

Seized from their possession were two (2) heat-sealed plastic sachets containing suspected shabu; buy-bust money amounting to Php1,000.00; boodle money amounting to Php6,000.00; One black pouch; and other drug paraphernalia.

PROCOR will continue to hit hard and show no mercy on organized crime groups behind the manufacture, cultivation , and trafficking of illegal drugs in support of the national anti-drug campaign.