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DJ, 6 others arrested in Caraga drug operations

An antidrug operative bodily searched drug suspect Edgar Libarde following a buy-bust operation in Barangay 1, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur on Saturday. Photo SFMPS-PCR

Seven drug suspects , including a radio DJ were arrested in a string of anti-illegal drug operations conducted by police drug enforcement units in Caraga region over the weekend.

Authorities identified the disk jockey as Honeybee Entero, who was arrested during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Kapatungan, Trento, Agusan del Sur on Saturday.

Chief Supt. Rolando B. Felix, Caraga police director said seized from Entero was 0.04 grams of shabu valued at P500, a P500 marked money and some drug paraphernalia.

Felix said another buy-bust operations led to the arrest of alleged drug suspects identified as Napoleon Tamayo in Barangay Cahayagan, Carmen, Agusan del Norte, and Danilo Momo in Barangay Awasian, Tandag City in Surigao del Sur.

Confiscated from the suspects were three sachets of shabu (methamphetamine) weighing .5 grams with street value of P6,000 and drug paraphernalia.

Antidrug operatives also arrested drug suspects Geldred Delos Santos and Mico Dumapig in a drug operation in Barangay Bading, Butuan City.

“Upon sensing that his customer was our poseur buyer, Dumapig tried to exchange fire using his loose firearm but the undercover agent retaliated. He was then brought to the hospital due to his gunshot wound while his cohort, Delos Santos, was also arrested from the crime scene,” said Felix.

In a separate buy-bust operation staged in Barangay 1 San Francisco, Agusan del Sur, operatives also arrested drug suspects Edgar Libarde and his live-in partner Kimberly Mae Bernardino .

The arrested suspects are facing charges for violation of Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002. By CLC

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