ANGELES CITY, Pampanga — Four drug suspects and a man possessing an illegal gun were arrested in separate operations in this city.
Angeles City police chief Col. Rommel Sta. Ana Batangan identified the suspects arrested in a drug buy- bust in Arayat Blvd., Purok 4B, Bgy. Pampang as Dennis Abasolo, 44; and Louie Castro, 26; both laborers; garbage collector Jericho Guinto, 25; and driver Loreto Balbaera, 50.
Members of the Angeles Police Station 2 and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency led by Lt. Jennies Capili under the supervision of Maj. Aris Gonzales seized from the four six plastic sachets containing shabu worth P34,000 and the P500 marked money.
The four will be charged for violation of Sections 11 and 21 of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Suspect Ammar Orogan, 27, of Sandra St., Bgy. Sto. Rosario, was arrested for ignoring a checkpoint on Circumferential Road, Rizal Extension in Bgy. Cutcut.
Angeles City Station 5 commander Maj. Alfred Andal said Orogan was flagged down for driving a motorcycle without helmet but instead sped off.
“Oplan Sita” police officers led by Lt. Col. Karen Clark chased the suspect and when cornered, a cal .45 pistol and seven bullets were found at the compartment of Orogan’s motorbike.
Orrogan was arrested when he failed to show the documents for the gun. He will be charged with violation of Republic Act 10054 (Motorcycle Helmet Act and Republic Act 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.