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Friday, February 10, 2023

Operatives arrest a newly identified pusher in Bislig City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- Surigao del Sur operatives collared a drug suspect during a buy-bust operation on February 7 in Purok 3, Saint Paul District, Barangay Mangagoy, Bislig City, of this province.

The buy-bust operation was successfully conducted around 7:40 PM on Tuesday, by the operatives of the Surigao del Sur Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (SDS PDEU) together with Bislig City Police Station (CPS).

Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office (SDSPPO) Director Police Col. Dennis Siruno identified the arrested suspect as Cherry Mae Guma Hijan, single, 27 years old, self-employed, and a resident of Caramcam District, Mangagoy, Bislig City, Surigao del Sur.

Confiscated items during the operation are the following:

  •   three (3) pieces heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing a white crystalline substance believed to be shabu with an estimated weight of 3.5 grams and estimated street value of P23, 800.00; one black sling bag;
  •  one brown wallet; P1,000.00 buy-bust money marked as CGH-6;
  •  cash money amounted of P2,550.00 in different denomination; and
  • two bamboo sticks.

Hijan is a newly identified pusher as street level Individual, the authority said.

According to PNP official, the police force is seriously running after the violators including  those engaged in illegal drugs.

“This successful operation of Surigao del Sur Police force is a clear message that illegal drugs activity will never be tolerated, and we will continue to bring justice and ensure public safety,” PCol. Siruno said.

A case for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being prepared for filing in court against the suspect.

Meanwhile, the successful implementation of the operation is in line with the Police Regional Office 13 program thrust the “D.A.D.D.I”, which stands for Do Observe Cleanliness; Adherence to Internal Discipline; Drug War Continues; Develop and Strengthen PCR Partnerships; and Intensified Anti Criminality Campaign. (Grace P. Barcena/SDS-PPO/PIA-Surigao del Sur)