Police arrested 2 municipal employees, 5 others for illegal drugs


CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga — Seven drug suspects including two municipal employees were arrested during series of anti-illegal drugs operations conducted by police authorities, Monday.

Bataan police operatives were able to arrest Romeo Quicho, 59 years old, single, municipal marshal, resident of Brgy. Daan Pare, Orion and Francisco Quicho, 24 years old, single, municipal utility worker and resident of Brgy. Wakas, Orion, both in Bataan during a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Daan Pare.

Confiscated from the duo’s possession was one medium heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu and marked money.

Police operatives in Pampanga arrested three drug suspects identified as Jaycee Gapasin, listed in the Street Level Target drug personalities of Mexico MPS, Rogelio Mallari, both residents of Mexico and, Arvin Zapanta a.k.a. Bilao of Sta. Rita, Pampanga.

Seized from the suspects were a total of sixteen sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu and marked money.

In Angeles City, Melvin Cabague of Brgy. Balibago, Angeles City was arrested in the act of selling and possession of one sachet of suspected shabu and marked money while three unidentified male drug suspects who were caught in the act of using shabu managed to escape.

Recovered from the drug den was one sachet of suspected shabu, a sachet of suspected marijuana fruiting tops and assorted illegal drugs paraphernalia.

Also, Ferdinand Lacson of Capas, Tarlac was arrested by Tarlac police during a buy-bust operation in the act of selling and possession of two small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and marked money.

Appropriate charges are being filed against the arrested suspects.

PRO3 Regional Director P/Chief Supt. Amador V. Corpus said that PRO3 remains steadfast in its campaign against illegal drugs to attain a drug- free region.


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