Two suspects were arrested as a result of a successful drug buy bust operation jointly conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) held around 7:00pm, April 29, 2020 at Capt. Vicente Roa Street resulting to the seizure of illegal drugs with an estimated value of Php1,036,388.
In a press release, it was learned that the main target of the operation conducted by elements of COCPO Station 2 and PDEA-10 was Baima Jadjisamad who is from Tibasak, Macasandig. Bought from the suspect was one (1) piece small rectangular sachet of alleged shabu in consideration of Php 500.00 marked buy-bust money bearing serial number MY884510. Several pieces of big rectangular sachets believed to be shabu from the suspect’s black pouch were also confiscated.
Meanwhile, her cohort a certain Paul Torres, a taxi driver, yielded one (1) big size transparent cellophane containing alleged shabu.
All confiscated illegal substance/ shabu have an accumulated approximate weight of 152.41 grams with a total street value of Php1,036,388. The buy-bust marked money of Php500 was also recovered. Inventory and tagging of seized evidences were done in the presence of barangay official and several media personnel.
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