Cops nab 3 men in buy bust push

Elements of the Davao City’s police stations 4 and 2 arrested three persons in separate buy-bust operations on January 13 for possession of illegal drugs.

The suspects were identified as  Rey Jungco Navarro alias “Dodoy” at Panacan Bus Stop Km 14 Panacan, Davao City;  John Angelo Burgos Canoy alias “Janjan” at Purok Durian Baragay Sto. Niño, Panabo City and Ricardo Cahapay Merto Jr. at Gotamco St.  Barangay Leon Garcia, Davao City.

Navarro was arrested by elements of the Sasa Police station (PS4) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency  under the supervision of P/Chief Inspector  Emerson A Pugong, station Commander.

Navarro, 38, married is a public utility jeepney driver and a resident of Purok 3-A, Southern Davao, Panabo City. He was arrested for violation of Republic Act 9165 known as an act instituting the comprehensive dangerous drugs act of 2002, repealing Republic Act no. 6425, otherwise known as the dangerous drugs act of 1972, as amended, providing funds therefor, and for other purposes.

Recovered from his possession and control are one piece small size heat sealed transparent sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to shabu (Object for sale) and another three pieces small size heat sealed transparent sachet containing believed to be shabu.

He yielded marked money amounting to P 500 and one cellular phone.

Around 10 pm of the same day another buy bust operation was conducted. This was led by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency eleven with the personnel of PS4 under the supervision of Pugong. Canoy, 19, and a resident of Luzviminda subdidivision Barangay San Francisco in Panabo City,  was arrested for  violation of Republic Act 9165.

Recovered from his  possession is one elongated heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu as well as marked money amounting to P 500 bill and one cellular phone.

About  10:25 pm of the same day, San Pedro Police Station (PS2) led by PCI. Ramil M Macarampat, Station Commander conducted a buy bust operation Gotamco St.  Barangay Leon Garcia, Davao City which led to the arrest Merto Jr alias “Jun Jun”. He is 28 years old, single, unemployed and a resident of Leon Garcia, Agdao, Davao City for the violation of RA 9165. Recovered from his control and possession are one elongated heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu and the marked money amounting to P 500 bill. Merto Jr is considered as street level target of San Pedro Police Station.

All suspects and the evidences are under the custody of PS4 and PS2 for proper disposition.