BAGUIO CITY – The region’s No. 20 drug personality and a member of a notorious local drug group was arrested by combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents after having found in his possession suspected illegal drugs and assorted illegal drug paraphernalia during the implementation of a search warrant in his residence at Victoria Village, here, Thursday.
Senior Superintendent George D. Daskeo, City Director of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), identified the arrested drug personality as Proseso Arboleda Arevalo Jr., of legal age, a member of the Rey Rivera drug group operating in the city and a resident of Victoria Village, Baguio City.
Confiscated from his possession by the operating troops were 7 sachet of white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu weighing more or less 8.6grams including the container with street value of Php51,600.00, 1 sachet of dried marijuana, 1 Cal. 45, 1 Airsoft gun, assorted ammunition and drug paraphernalia.
The arrested drug personality and the confiscated pieces of evidence were subsequently brought to the BCPO headquarters for documentation awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against him before the city prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See