Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- A newsman was arrested during the implementation of Search Warrant by joint police and PDEA operatives in Tarlac City, yesterday (June 22).
Joint operatives of Tarlac Provincial Intelligence Branch, PDEA and Tarlac City Police Station armed with search warrant proceeded at Zone 1 Brgy. San Isidro, Tarlac City and implemented Search Warrant issued by RTC BR 64, Tarlac City which resulted in the arrest of EVANGELINO DIZON y PANLAQUI alias JING DIZON, newsman of DZTC AM RADIO.
DIZON previously surrendered in 2016 during the start of the implementation of Oplan Double Barrel and has been considered as a high value target.
Seized from his possession were: Five (5) pieces of heat sealed small transparent plastic sachets each containing suspected “SHABU";Twelve (12) pieces of medium sized transparent plastic sachets each containing suspected “MARIJUANA LEAVES”;One (1) piece alleged caliber 38 cartridge; and One (1) piece alleged caliber 22 cartridge.
Cases for violation of Sec. 11, Art. II of RA 9165 (2 counts) & RA 10591 are being filed against DIZON.
“This concerted efforts of the PNP and the PDEA only goes to show that we are determined to win our all-out war on illegal drugs.We continue to keep on tracking all those involved in illegal drug activities and we will not stop until they are all arrested and put in prison,"PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT AMADOR CORPUS said.