LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 19 (PNA) -- Joint operatives of seven law enforcement agencies arrested 25 persons while serving Search Warrant Nos. D 2015-58 to 73 over the weekend in Purok 1, Barangay IV, Mantagbak, Daet, Camarines Norte.
Caught were Marilyn R. Canaria, Jeanette Ibasco, Marlon Legado, Dennis S. Alim, Francis C. Raymundo, Denson Villafranca, Christopher S. Royol, Ricky I. Zabala, Eliseo A. Dando, Encarnacion Sardeña alias Nanay, Ferminia Villafranca, Cesar G. Vasquez, Meriam G. Felomino, Rafael M. Corpuz, Elmer F. Ebano, Magno M. Flores Jr., Emmanuel Q. Jardinero, Bryan Miranda, Riezel D. Calpo, Cindy E. Miranda, Rodel S. Soria, Janelarada Cabisudo, Jonathan Rada E. Canapit, Jesus T. Concepcion and Aurea J. Sacramento.
The government authorities also confiscated 48 sachets of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) in different sizes weighing more or less 26 grams; one tea bag of suspected marijuana dried leaves; two unlicensed firearms, caliber 38, with six live ammunition; assorted drug paraphernalia; and cash amounting to Php135,000 in different denominations.
The operation was undertaken by elements of the Daet Municipal Police Station, Camarines Norte Criminal Investigation and Detection Team (CIDT), Albay CIDT, 5th Regional CID Unit, Regional Intelligence Division, 49th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army and composite personnel of Camarines Norte Provincial Police Office.
Alim and Ibasco were also found to be included in the Directorate for Intelligence List of Criminal Groups.
The arrested suspects and the recovered pieces of evidence were brought to Camp Wenceslao Q. Vinzons Sr. in Dogongan, Daet, Camarines Norte for proper disposition. (PNA) LAP/FGS/EMC/CBD