ESamar police scores
anew vs. drug traffickers
By ALICE NICART, PIA Eastern
January 16, 2012
BORONGAN CITY, Eastern
Samar – It is another laurel that truly deserves due recognition for
the police operatives of the PNP Provincial Command and Borongan City
Police Station. Yesterday, on broad day light, they have arrested four
suspected drug traffickers in a nearby barangay.
Led by PCI Alladin
Dingal, the policemen collared suspected drug traffickers: Efren
Baquilod, from Maydolong town, Michael Anire and Romil Norombaba from
Borongan, all of legal age and a fourth one, whose name was withheld
being a minor.
PCI Edwin Barbosa, of
the PNP Provincial Command, reported that the suspects riding in
tandem but plate-less TMX motorcycles were intercepted along the
highway, fronting the Eastern Samar State University (ESSU), barangay
Maypangdan this city, at past 12 noon yesterday, January 15.
further that the policemen, on a tip of a concerned civilian, flagged
down the two motorcycles which were heading towards the city proper.
“As they stopped, the
policemen requested Baquilod (who was later known to be the leader of
the suspects), to open the box and, lo and behold! – the box contained
several packs of junk foods”, Barbosa said.
policemen continued to search for any suspicious pack and indeed they
found a differently packed junk food, which was sealed with a masking
tape, and opening it, the policemen discovered, not junk foods inside
the pack, but two grams of the so-called Shabu”, the Officer revealed.
As expected, Baquilod
denied knowledge of the illegal morsel but he was pointed at, as the
owner of the most priced item by his two companions. The two boys
revealed that they just picked it up from an Eagle Star bus that ply
to the province from
the report added.
As of press time,
the four suspects were being detained at the PNP Provincial Office,
pending the filing of the case against them.