Two men, tagged by the authorities as among Dumaguete’s top drugs personalities, were arrested with P 354, 000 worth of illegal drugs in Poblacion 7, Tuesday.
Dumaguete City Chief-of-Police identified the suspects as Eddie Mar Du and Eddie King Du, who were arrested by virtue of the search warrant issued by Judge Gerardo Paguio, after they were apprehended with an estimated 30 grams of shabu.
Specifically, the joint team from the PNP and Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency confiscated 15 pieces heat sealed plastic sachets containing shabu with street value of P 354, 000, cash amounting to P 5, 180 and other paraphernalia.
Meanwhile, two other persons were arrested for illegal possession of firearms and for simple arson.
Sixty-one year old Rogelio Opciar Himoya was arrested by virtue of the Warrant issued by Judge Leoncio Bancoro. Himoya, who was arrested at Barangay Batinguel, is charged for simple arson and has been offered P 40, 000 as bail for his temporary liberty.
On the other hand, a Jorge Tresballes Seblero, 38, of Mangano Dumaguete City was also apprehended in possession of .45 caliber pistol with 10 live ammunition at Barangay Calindagan. Local policemen were conducting Oplan Sita when the chanced upon Seblero in possession of a firearm.
City police officers arrested two men, considered as top drug personalities in the city with P354K worth of shabu on Tuesday at Poblacion 7. Another person was arrested the next day for illegal possession of firearms.