Four suspects were arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by the Antique Provincial Police Office (PPO) Anti-Illegal Drugs Task Force led by SPO2 Salvador M Emmanuel II and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region VI led by IAV Martin R. Francia at District III, Sibalom, Antique.
Antique PPO Anti-Illegal Drugs Task Force identified the suspects as Jeanelyn Estellena, 36, single, Angelito Opinion, 50, single and a resident of Brgy, Villahermosa, Sibalom, Antique, Jestoni Gellera, 25, and Jaymar Aquitanio, 21, both single.
All arrested suspects were residents of District III, Sibalom, Antique.
Meanwhile, PO1 Rannie Sampuego, 29, assigned at Barbaza Municipal Police Station (MPS) and a resident of Brgy. Alangan, Sibalom, Antique, managed to escape during the operation.
Sampuego is involved in drug dealing.
The operation resulted to the seizure of 22 pieces elongated heat-sealed transparent sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu” and two pieces big heat sealed transparent sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu”.
All recovered items were under the custody of PDEA-6 for laboratory examination and proper disposition.IMT