THREE suspected drug dealers and a teenager were arrested in separate police operations here over the weekend.
In a buy-and-bust operation, members of the Divisoria police and Task Force Oro arrested Teogenes Martin Naguio, 30, of Purok 5 Barangay Gusa.
Seized from the possession of the suspect were a three sachets of suspected shabu weighing five grams and worth about P30,000, a cellphone and disposable lighter and the P500 marked money.
Senior Insp. Glenn Abalde said Naguio is No. 13 in the drug watchlist of the Agora police station.
Another suspect, identified as 50-year old Juliet Bautista of Zone 10 Barangay Bulua, was arrested by Agora police officers and members of Task Force Oro at her house.
The buy-and-bust operation also resulted in the arrest of 18-year-old Jhonhermie Garcia of Terry Hills Subdivision in Bulua on suspicion of being a drug user.
Seized from Bautista were a sachet of suspected shabu worth P1,500, a caliber .38 revolver with five bullets, a cellphone and drug paraphernalia.
SPO2 Romulo Lim said the teenager was caught in the act preparing the drug paraphernalia when the police staged the raid.
A suspected drug pusher identified as Datu Al Ambag, also known as Al/spider,” 39, of Vamenta Barra, Opol, Misamis Oriental, was also arrested in another buy-and-bust operation at Zone 9, Anhawon in Barangay Bulua.
Senior Insp. Ian Neoh Datiles said Ambag sold a sachet of suspected shabu to a poseur buyer that led to his arrest.
The suspect yielded three sachets of suspected shabu worth P6,500, cellphone, P210 in cash and a P500 bill used as marked money. (alr)