Police Regional Office 12 – South Cotabato Provincial Police Office (SCPPO) nabbed a High-Value Target SK Chairman thru Drug Bust and Koronadal City’s Top Five (5) and three (3) Others in Serving of search warrant and warrant of arrest in different areas of South Cotabato last October 26, 2019, Saturday.
At 6:30 evening of said date, a Newly Identified Drug Personality and tagged as High-Value Target, Charlie Babes Sila Malida alias “Babes”, 22 years old, SK Chairman and a resident of Sitio Atbangan, Brgy. Tubeng, Tupi, South Cotabato was nabbed by Koronodal CPS operatives and counterpart agencies at About 06:30 in the evening at Jenny’ s Inn, Purok Pinto, Brgy. Zone 3, Koronadal City in a buy-bust operation.
Seized from her possession were One (1) small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected as “shabu” weighing MOL 0.06 gram with street value amounting to P500.00 and One (1) medium heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected as “shabu” weighs MOL 0.12 gram with street value amounting to P1, 000.00 and One (1) pc P500 peso bill used as marked money.
Suspect will be facing charges for violation of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of RA 9165 or Dangerous Drug Act.
Meanwhile, at about 3:40 in the afternoon, joint elements of Koronadal CPS and CIDG-South Cotabato PFU arrested Eusebio Pastolero Arcilla Jr alias “Taba”, 38 years old, single, driver and a resident of Prk Laya, Brgy. Sta Cruz, Koronadal City by virtue of warrant of arrest for Violation of Section 5, Article II of RA 9165 or the Dangerous Drugs Act. Said accused is the Top 5 Most Wanted Person (City Level 3rd Quarter of 2019) and is now under the custody of Koronadal CPS for pending issuance of commitment order from the concerned court.
At about 01:15 of the afternoon, elements of Tantangan MPS conducted drug bust operation after receiving information on personalities involved in selling illegal drugs at Prk. 3-A, Brgy. Dumadalig, Tantangan, South Cotabato.
The team was able to arrest the suspects identified as Fernando Toledo y Gurne, foreman and a resident of Labangal, Gensan City and Rosemarie Catalan Julian, a resident of Purok Osias, Kabacan, North Cotabato. Both were caught in the act of selling One (1) piece heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected as “shabu” to the designated poseur-buyer.
The operating team also recovered Seventeen (17) pcs rectangular small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or known as “shabu”, three (3) pcs disposable lighters, One (1) pc improvised totter, One (1) pc improvised bamboo sealer, One (1) pc blade, One (1) pc black leather wallet, One (1) pc scissor, Two (2) pcs crumpled foil, One (1) plastic canister, One (1) unit Suzuki Raider 150, bearing Temporary Plate No. 1201-237019 used for their illegal transaction/drug operation, cash amounting to Seven Thousand Six Hundred Pesos (P7,600.00), and One (1) pc Five hundred peso bill used as marked money.
Said pieces of evidence were inventoried, marked and photographed in front of the suspects.
Suspects were brought to Tantangan MPS for booking procedure and proper disposition while the recovered illegal drugs were forwarded to Regional Crime Laboratory Office 12 for examination.