Two drug suspects were arrested after a successful buy-bust operation by operatives of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA R-10) and the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office late Monday afternoon, July 13, 2020 along Yacapin-Don A. Velez Sts. Barangay 12, Cagayan de Oro City. An estimated market value of Php 136,000 worth of shabu was also confiscated from the suspects.
The arrested suspects were identified as Joel Baguid Santos, 46 years old, male, married, a resident of Block 12, Lot 3, Fatima Subdivision, Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro City and Teodoric Tamparong Ramientos, 42 years old, male, married, a resident of Villa Nena, Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City.
Further, pieces of drug evidence were forwarded to PDEA ROX Laboratory Office for qualitative and quantitative examination. While the arrested suspects were temporarily detained at PDEA ROX detention facility for booking and documentation. Moreover, a case for violation of RA 9165 was being prepared for filing in court against the suspects.