LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 31 (PNA) -- Various police stations of the Police Regional Office 5 in Bicol arrested five men for violation of Republic Act No. 9165 or possession of illegal drug during the week, a police report said Sunday.
Arrested were Tyrone O. Manlapaz, Ryan L. Llagas, Roland A. Luzon, Herminigildo E. Asor and Cezar Augusto A. Manohig.
Police authorities arrested Manlapaz on Wednesday at his residence in Sitio Abante, Barangay Poblacion, Esperanza, Masbate when they served a search warrant to him and confiscated a small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected as shabu.
Personnel of the Sipocot Municipal Police Station collared Llagas on Friday at Masagana St., Barangay South Centro, Sipocot, Camarines Sur after serving Search Warrant No. 2016-03 issued by Executive Judge Irma Isidora B. Zamudio of Regional Trial Court Branch 27 in Libmanan, Camarines Sur and recovering from him one medium-sized heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu.
Asor and Manohig were taken in by combined elements of Pili MPS and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Camarines Sur led by Agent Noe Briguel who found dangerous drugs in their possession. (PNA) SCS/FGS/EMC/CBD/SSC