DAVAO CITY – A former detainee and a virtual assistant were arrested by elements of Tugbok police in a separate buy bust operation conducted on midnight of Friday (April 9) at Purok 14, Palm Street in Barangay Mintal, this city.
Police identified the former detainee as Ju Bock Philben Ronan Dovonou, 24, food cart marketer. He is a resident of Matina Pangi.
Police report revealed suspect was nabbed after selling a sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur buyer in exchange of P500 money.
Major Ricky Obenza, commander of Tugbok police, said Dovonou was monitored for almost a month and was a former detainee of Maa City Jail for same violation and was able to avail Plea Bargaining at a Davao City court.
A total of 13 sachets of shabu weighing 16 grams with an estimated value of P300,00 were seized from Dovonou. Police also seized other items including color gold and white Redme touch screen cellular phone with sim pack allegedly used as mode of his illegal drug transactions.
In a separate buy bust operation conducted earlier at the same Purok and same day, Police arrested a certain Christian Robert Montreal Chi, single, 33, Virtual Assistant and a resident of Barangay Mintal, Tugbok District after selling a sachet of suspected shabu to the police poseur buyer in exchange of P500 money.
Obenza said operatives confiscated two sachets of shabu weighing 1.2 grams with an estimated valued of P20,000 from Chi. Also seized from him were color black Huawei Touchscreen cellular phone
Both suspects are now detained at Tugbok Police Station pending the filing of illegal drug cases against them in court.