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Two (2) Nabbed, P26K Meth Seized in Koronadal City South Cotabato Drug Bust

PRO12 General Santos City- Koronadal City cops arrested two (2) suspects and seized thousands worth of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia in series of illegal drug buy bust operation last week in the city of Koronadal South Cotabato

The city operatives along with the Philippine Drug Enforcement agency 12 (PDEA 12), City Drug Enforcement Unit (CDEU) and Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit 12 (RPDEU 12) arrested suspects Michael Arellano Vergara and Jevron Jawile Dayalo alias Pans/Nonoy for drug trading.

Vergara, 29, married, van dispatcher and resident of Purok Casa, Block 2, Barangay Zone 3 of said city was arrested at said home address on Sunday afternoon, February 25, 2018.

The city operatives recovered from suspect’s possession and control one (1) piece Five(5) Hundred Peso bill marked money used by the police poseur buyer; one (1) piece small sized heat sealed transparent plastic sachet of shabu bought by the police poseur buyer; Five (5) pieces heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing shabu and assorted illegal drug paraphernalia.

The seized illegal drug amounted to P11, 800.00 and pieces of evidence were forwarded to Regional Crime Laboratory Office 12 in General Santos City.

Meanwhile, Dayalo alias Pans/Nonoy, 30, single , a construction worker and a resident of Block 1, Martinez Subdivision, Barangay Zone 4, of abovementioned City was arrested at NB KTV BAR in Purok La Trinidad, Brgy Zone 1, of said City on Friday afternoon, February 23, 2018.

After having received information several times from a concerned citizen and informants about Dayalo’s illegal activities in the area of responsibility of Koronadal CPS, the city cops designated a police poseur buyer for the entrapment of the suspect.

Subsequently, after the police poseur buyer consummated the purchase of illegal drug, the city operatives restrained and nabbed the suspect.

The operatives recovered from the suspect’s possession and control 11 heat sealed transparent plastic sachets of shabu ( one (1) small size bought by police poseur buyer from the suspect; Five (5) large size; Two (2) medium size; and Three (3) large size containing residue of shabu); One (1) piece stainless scissor; Nine (9) pieces disposable lighter; Two (2) pcs. Improvised all weather totter; One (1) pack small plastic cellophane; One (1) piece elongated cut aluminum tape; One (1) unit Samsung cellular phone; One (1) piece improvised needle; One (1) piece black pouch; and One (1) piece Five Hundred Peso bill (marked money).

The seized illegal drug amounted to P13, 800.00 and pieces of evidence were forwarded to Regional Crime Laboratory Office 12 in General Santos City.

Cases were filed on Monday afternoon, February 26, 2018 against the said two (2) suspects for violation of section 5, 11, 12 (for Dayalo) and 5&11(for Vergara) of Republic Act 9165 otherwise known as “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 before the City prosecutors Office in Koronadal City.

PCSupt Marcelo C Morales, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 12 (PRO12) lauded the said accomplishment of the city cops.

In a statement he said that along with the progress of the city, are possible rise of illegal drug activities in which, if not given appropriate action would also grow as a normal business of drug peddlers who trade not only to their regular users but also victimizing innocents people especially the youth.

“drug peddlers are nabbed thru our police officers who acted as poseur buyers because those drug peddlers, little by little ,are losing customers that are now living a normal life because of our unceasing campaign against illegal drugs” PCSupt Morales added. (PO1 Allan Navarro-RPIO 12 PNCO)

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