Regional Top ten drug personality busted, 53K illegal drugs seized

Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet-  (September 7, 2021) – A High-Value Individual (HVI) who has also listed as Regional Top Ten Illegal Drugs Personality (RTTIDP) was busted for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002, in an anti-illegal drug operation in Lower Magsaysay Avenue, Happy Homes, Baguio  City on September 6, 2021.

According to reports submitted to the Regional Director PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, joint operatives of Baguio CPO, RSOG, RDEU, RACU COR, PDEG and PDEA-CAR launched a buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest of Troy John Cabatu De luna, 21, a resident of La Trinidad, Benguet.

Same report disclosed that De luna and an undercover operative agreed to meet at the said place, where the suspect sold one (1) sachet of suspected shabu weighing 2.5 grams with  PHP 17,000.00  Standard Drug Price (SDP).

During the course of his additional one (1) sachet of suspected shabu weighing 5 grams with SDP of  PHP 34,400.00; one (1) sachet of suspected shabu weighing .3 grams with PHP 2,000.00 SDP; one (1) small sachet of dried marijuana leaves amounting  PHP 100.00 and the boddle money were confiscated from his possession.

Confiscated pieces of evidence were inventoried on-site witnessed by Barangay Kagawad Eduardo Paris Ora,  Prosecutor Immanuel Jonathan Vergara and a Media Representative, Janice Limpayos Denis from Bombo Radyo.

The suspect together with the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to  Baguio CPO Crime Laboratory for Qualitative & Quantitative Examinations and Drug Test. (PROCOR-PIO)