TACLOBAN CITY- Elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Samar conducted separate anti-drug operations in Calbayog City that resulted in the arrest of three men in possession of 23 sachets of methamphatime hydrochloride or shabu.
PDEA Regional Director Edgar Jubay, in a press statement, said that the separate operations in Barangay Balud of the said city last December 3 resulted in the arrest of Wilan Amaro, Rolando Cagomoc, and Rodrigo Ruado.
Seized from Amaro’s possession were 11 sachets of shabu while six sachets of the prohibited drug were seized each from Cagomoc and Ruado.
Cagomoc and Ruado are now detained at the Calbayog City Police Station lock-up facility while Amaro was able to elude from the anti-drug operatives.
All three were charged for possession and selling of the illegal drugs.
The operations were also involved members of the Calbayog city police and 2nd platoon of the 3rd Company of the Regional Public Safety Battalion. (PR)