PROCOR Cops have arrested sixteen (16) drug personalities after a week-long implementation of anti-illegal drug operations conducted from March 19 to 25, 2023.
Citing the records from the PROCOR’s Regional Operations Division (ROD), a total of 27.90 grams of shabu with an overall Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 189,720.00 were confiscated from the sixteen drug personalities.
Of the sixteen drug personalities arrested, five (5) arrests were made by Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), followed by Benguet Police Provincial Office (PPO) with four (4) arrests, three (3) arrests made by Kalinga PPO, two (2) arrests from the Mt. Province PPO, and one (1) arrest each from the Apayao PPO and the operatives of Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU).
In Baguio City, the arrested drug personalities were identified as Dlanor John Villanueva, 31; Christopher Bajit, 43; Dale Tayaba, 41; Anna-Lynn Lee, 50; and Francisco Corpuz Jr., 25 while Joel Appag, 52 was arrested by the operatives of Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU).
In Benguet, the operatives of Benguet PPO arrested John Kenneth Sambrano, 26; John Dave Suan, 24; Shanon Codiamat, 20; and Junar Daguioa, 20 while Bongbong Tayab, 29; Jack Maggongoy, 20; and Fidel Coyub, 29 were arrested by the operatives of Kalinga PPO.
Further, David Eguid, 43; and Jodell Montealegre, 18 were arrested by the operatives of Mt. Province PPO while Lorendo Atta, 29 was arrested by the operatives of Apayao PPO.
All arrested suspects are now facing charges of violating R.A. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Meanwhile, in a separate anti-illegal drug operation, thirteen (13) clandestine marijuana plantation sites were discovered in the province of Kalinga and Benguet.
A total of 43, 440 pieces of Fully-Grown Marijuana Plants (FGMJP), and 60,000 grams of Dried Marijuana Leaves and Fruiting Tops with an overall Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 15, 888, 000.00 were discovered from these sites. All of these were burned after documentation.