Four fall in drug sting

By: Gail T. Momblan

FOUR SUSPECTED drug peddlers were arrested in two consecutive buy bust operations conducted by the Iloilo City Police Station 1, afternoon of Sept 15, 2018.

At 5:30 pm, Shiena Cabahug, 34, of Barangay General Hughes, City Proper and Michelle Apostol, 38, of West Habog-habog, Molo were netted after handing over a sachet of suspected shabu to the police poseur-buyer.

Recovered from the duo were three more sachets of suspected shabu and P600 cash.

Meanwhile, JonalynDela Paz, 30, of Barangay Rizal Estanzuela, City Proper and Hector Tolones, 38, of Barangay Tagbac, Jaro were netted at around 6:40 pm of the same day at JM Basa St, Iloilo City.

Dela Paz and Tolones were arrested after selling P600 worth of suspected shabu to the undercover cop.

Two more sachets of suspected shabu were recovered from the suspects.

Supt. Jonathan Pablito, Iloilo City Police Station 1 chief, said that Cabahug and Dela Paz are newly-identified drug personalities whose husbands are also detained for illegal drug peddling.
The suspects are now under the custody of Iloilo City Police Station 1 and are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002).

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