Friday, August 16, 2013

5 Arrested in Police Buy-bust in Aurora

BALER, Aurora-Agents of the Provincial Intelligence Branch and Baler Philippine National Police (PNP) arrested again another drug personality on their watch-list in a buy-bust operation conducted at about 5:00 p.m. yesterday in Ferreras/Mier Subdivision, Brgy. Suklayin, Baler, Aurora.

Nabbed were Edgar Cajucom Y’ Barribal, 36, married, Ferdinand Cajucom Y’ Barrival, 34, single and Jonathan Entienza Y’ Gudoy, 39, married, all residents of Brgy. Suklayin; Junetwelve Fontanilla Y’ Fuentes, 26, married and Herminio dela Cruz Y’ Barrientos, 40, single, caretaker of piggery and poultry, both residents of Sumacab Norte, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija.

Baler PNP Chief of Police, P/Senior Inspector George C. Calauad Jr. said, they conducted anti-illegal drug operation inside the house of Edgar at Brgy. Suklayin, that resulted to the arrest of five.

“Edgar was considered as one of the high-value targets and in the police watch-list as it was confirmed that he engage in the sale of prohibited drugs,” Calauad said.

Charges for violation of Section 5 of Republic Act 9165, or the sale of illegal drugs, will be filed against him tomorrow including his four companions at the Provincial Prosecutors Office.

Calauad said the crime is non-bailable to Edgar.

Calauad also said they recovered the marked money, one (1) heat-sealed plastic sachets containing a white substance weighing 0.02 grams believed to be shabu, and brought by their agent to their crime laboratory in Aurora Trading Center, Barangay Calabuanan for laboratory examination.

Edgar is one of the drug personalities on the PNP and PDEA watch-list.

The five are temporarily detained at Baler Police Station. (Jason de Asis)


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