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Tuesday, 2 April 2024

Buy-bust operation leads to arrest, confiscation of illegal drugs in Agusan Sur town

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur -- Through the buy-bust operation conducted on March 9, 2024 (Saturday) at 10:30 AM by the personnel of Talacogon Municipal Police Station (MPS), in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Caraga, it resulted in the apprehension of one suspect at Purok 1 Shaddol, Brgy. Zillovia, Talacogon, Agusan del Sur.  

Said successful anti-illegal drugs operation yielded to the confiscation of the following items, to wit:

a. One piece of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu;

b. One piece of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu (possession item) with an estimated total weight of more or less 0.8 grams with a value of P5,440; 

c. One green lighter;

d. One piece of five hundred-peso (P500) bill used as marked money;

e. Thirteen-peso coins in different denomination; 

f. One unit of cellular phone Vivo; and 

g. One coin pouch.

In consonance with the guidelines stipulated in police operational procedures (POP), body search to the perpetrator was done with the presence of lawful witnesses.

The arrested person and confiscated items were in the custody of the aforesaid MPS for proper disposition.

"I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the personnel of Talacogon MPS and PDEA-13 for the successful conduct of the buy-bust operation. Your dedication, coordination, and commitment to ensuring the safety and security of our communities are truly commendable," Dir. Jovito Canlapan, former police provincial director stated.

This is in line with the process excellence perspective of the PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 under the objective, improving the crime prevention and solution efficiency of the PPO. (ADSPPO/PIA-Agusan del Sur)