Camp Sgt Quintin M Merecido, Davao City- Police Regional Office 11 in its intensified campaign on anti-illegal drugs arrested three (3) drug personalities including a minor in a police operation conducted by Tagum City Police Station Drug Enforcement Operatives earlier this morning, September 19.

Regional Director, PBGen Marcelo C Morales, in his report to Chief PNP, Police General Oscar D Albayalde, said that at about 8:00 AM today, an Anti-Illegal Drug Operation was conducted at Prk 19, Brgy Madaum, Tagum City with coordination from PDEA which resulted to the arrest of the following persons:

1. Gaven Rom Sigura, 18 yrs old, single, resident of Prk 19, Brgy Madaum, Tagum City;

2. Hannah Playda Obas, 19 yrs old, single, resident of Prk 14, Brgy Madaum, Tagum City.

3. Alias “We”, 17 years old

The team was able to confiscate the following items: one (sachet) of suspected shabu, Five (5) sachets with traces of shabu, one (1) improvised glass totter, one (1) disposable lighter, one unit homemade OZ1 with magazine loaded with eight (8) live ammos and the buy bust money of Php 500.

Within the premise of the said operation, Raider 150 motorcycle without plate number bearing chassis number BG41D-407236 and engine number G420-ID969134 was recovered by the operating team with some vital parts of different kinds of motorcycle.

The dangerous drugs had a value of more or less One Thousand Pesos (Php 1,000.00). Cases for violation of RA 9165 and RA 10591 are now being prepared for filing against the arrested persons.

RD Morales commended the operating personnel for the successful arrest of the suspects and vow to hot hard on illegal drugs.

“We will not rest. We will not stop. We will fulfill the vision of our President of a drug-free Philippines, that I will assure you,” he ended.