Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga---Police authorities, yesterday (September 18), arrested Eight (8) suspects and confiscated illegal drugs in a series of anti-illegal drugs operations launched in Pampanga, Angeles City and Bulacan.

            Operatives of City of San Fernando PS conducted buy-bust operation in Looban, Brgy. Dolores, City of San Fernando, Pampanga which resulted to the arrest of Joemer PAGADUAN y Songco, 37 y/o, married, jobless, resident of said place and seizure of five (5) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu with street value of Php2,500.00, one (1) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected dried marijuana leaves and  marked money.

            Also, personnel of Pampanga Provincial Intelligence Branch, Provincial Public Safety Company and Guagua MPS conducted joint buy-bust operation in Brgy. Sta. Ines, Guagua, Pampanga which resulted to the arrest of Jay DAVID y Bucao and seizure of fourteen (14) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and the marked money.

            Meanwhile, operating team of Police Station 3 of Angeles City Police Office, conducted buy-bust operation in Brgy. Salapungan, Angeles City which led to the arrest of Ernesto SUPAN y Pineda, Aries ESTABILLO y Mandarique and Ronell PINGUL y Garcia. Confiscated from their possession were twelve (12) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and the marked money.

            Similarly, operatives of City of San Jose Del Monte PS conducted buy-bust operation in Brgy. Minuyan Proper, CSJDM, Bulacan which resulted to the arrest of Paterno ERESO y Navarro a.k.a. Putot and Joel CELESTIAL y Dy. Confiscated from their possession were thirteen (13) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 5g with street value of Php22,500.00, assorted illegal drugs paraphernalia and the marked money.

            “As we continue to wage our all-out war against illegal drugs, more operations will be continuously launched and we will not stop until Region 3 is drug-free,” PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS remarked.