Double Barrel Reloaded nets 7 in Cagayan Valley Region
Police Regional Office 2 scored anew in its battle against illegal drugs as it arrested 7 individuals in separate operations in Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Santiago City.
Arrested were identified as Melvin Barias, a resident of Brgy Arcon, Tumauini, Isabela, Maricar Colobong, 44 years old and a resident of Sta Cruz, Ballesteros, Cagayan, Juancho Peralta, 38 years old and a resident of Centro West, Santiago City; Edsel Dumalnog, 34 years old and a resident of Brgy Roxas, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya; Hanzel Macugay, 37 years old and a resident of Brgy Langagan, Sanchez Mira, Cagayan; Jonel Gumatay, 27 years old and a resident of Brgy Cunig, Gattaran, Cagayan; and Nestor Pablico, driver and a resident of Brgy 2, Jones, Isabela.
PRO2 Regional Director PCSUPT ELISEO T RASCO said that Barias and Colobong were apprehended March 27, 2017 through buy-bust operation while Peralta, Dumalnog, Macugay and Gumatay were arrested on March 26, 2017 in separate drug buy-bust operations wherein confiscated from them sachets of suspected Methamphetamine Hydrochloride or Shabu and buy-bust money used in the illegal transaction while Pablico was arrested on March 24, 2017 through the implementation of Search Warrant. Confiscated from the suspect were six (6) live ammunition for calibre 5.56 and drug paraphernalia.
“I want to warn those involved in illegal drugs in Cagayan Valley that the PNP’s war against illegal drugs will not stop until the entire region is cleared,” RD RASCO said.