PAGADIAN CITY, Two (2) individuals listed in the priority/watch list of RSOG 9 and known drug distributors were arrested in a separate drug buy bust operation carried out by the operatives of RID-RSOG9 led by PSI Gaspar C. Gadingan, TL under the direct supervision of PSupt. Ferjen T. Torred. OIC, RSOG9, in Purok 8, Dacon Homes, Barangay Recodo and Barangay Suterville, Zamboanga City on October 18, 2016 at about 10:40 PM and 11:50 PM respectively.
Chief Police Information Officer of Police Regional Office 9 PSupt. Rogelio C. Alabata said that the suspect arrested in Barangay Recodo police operation was Edilberto Ramos y Figoro aka “Jun-Jun”, 38 years old, married, resident of said place.
Edilberto Ramos aka Jun-Jun is included in the priority/watch list of this Office who is a known drug pusher of Brgy Recodo, this city, PSupt. Alabata added.
A total of one (1) plastic pack containing suspected shabu. Several drug paraphernalia and Four (4) pieces of One Hundred Peso bills marked money were confiscated from suspect’s possession and control during his arrest.
PSupt. Alabata also said that the other suspect arrested in Barangay Suterville Operation was Fatima Jamaluddin y Abdulla aka. “Tima”, 30 years old, married, a resident of Brgy Upper Calarian, Zamboanga City.
Fatima Jamaluddin aka “Tima” is included in the priority/watch list of this Office and a known drug distributor of Brgy Upper Calarian who used to distribute illegal drugs to some drug pushers in Brgy Recodo and other barangays in Zamboanga City, he also added.
A total of Two (2) plastic packs each containing suspected shabu, Three (3) pieces of One Hundred Peso bills marked money with boodle money and one (1) single motorcycle Honda XRM 125 color white/blue bearing plate number JA51873 were confiscated from suspect’s possession and control. The suspect was apparently pregnant when she drives her motorcycle in delivering the suspected shabu at the aforementioned place.
Both suspects are temporarily detained at Zamboanga City Police Station 8 and Zamboanga City Police Station 9, respectively, pending the filing of appropriate charges in court.
As this developed, PCSupt. Billy B. Beltran, PRO9 Acting Regional Director, lauded and commended the operating police unit for a job well done and for their utmost efforts that resulted to the arrest of the High Value Target drug personality.
PCSupt. Beltran urges the public to support the police in waging the war against illegal drugs by providing relevant and timely information on the identity of drug personalities in their respective places to report it to the nearest police station or to the PNP hotline number 911- 09178475757 – 09175062000