Police Regional Office 10- After a two-month long surveillance, Regional Drug Enforcement Unit 10 finally arrested three drug personalities and confiscated an approximately Php 1,020,000 worth of shabu in a drug buy-bust at Zone 1, Canitoan, Cagayan de Oro City on July 8, 2022.

This operation resulted in the arrest of Alejandro Yañez, Cerch Carcosa and Jonalyn Nafarrete, all are residents of Balongis, Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City, and were considered to be High-Value Individuals upon arrest.

Moreover, 14 pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastics in different sizes were recovered from the suspects, containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu weighing up to 150 grams.

All suspects are now currently detained at the Maharlika Detention Facility and will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.

PBGEN BENJAMIN ACORDA JR, PRO 10 Regional Director, commended the operating team and said, “Our PRO 10 cops never end their momentum in pushing themselves to the limits in aiming a drug-free Northern Mindanao. Nevertheless, I cannot disregard the fact that our community has been supportive to our campaign against illegal drugs. This accomplishment only proves that the strongest means in putting an end to this problem is our unity itself.” ###

Source: RPIO PRO 10