TACLOBAN CITY- Elements from the Tacloban City Police Office(TCPO)-SAIDSOTG Police Station 2 led by Chief Inspector Rudy Conejo Jr. with seven non-commissioned officers conducted a buy-bust operation at Purok Santol, Barangay 66, Paseo De Legaspi, this city at about 4 pm of January 8, 2017 that resulted to the arrest of Welmina Albero,23, single, and a resident of same barangay and Grace Tampil,24, single and a resident of Purok 2, Brgy 65, Paseo De Legaspi, this city.
A certain “Tolindoy” Herrera and “Yogyog” Herrera were able to elude arrest.
The poseur- buyer bought from the suspect one piece heat-sealed transparent sachet containing suspected shabu.
Recovered from Albero’s actual possessions were six pieces heat sealed transparent sachet containing suspected shabu, two pieces P100 bills, improvised lighters, two pieces improvised tooters, among others.
While confiscated from Tampil was one piece small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu.
Confiscated pieces of drug evidence were turned-over to the Regional Crime Laboratory Office (RCLO8) for qualitative and quantitative analysis while the other pieces of non-drug evidence were turned over to TCPO evidence custodian.
Suspects are now under the custody of Police Station 2 custodial facility while cases for violation of Sections 5, 6, 7, 11, 12 & 15 of RA 9165 are being prepared for filing before the City Prosecutor’s Office.
The operation was conducted in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-8) under the supervision of S/Supt. Rolando V. Bade, acting city director of TCPO. (PR)