Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- A man included in the target watchlist of illegal drugs personalities was arrested while his cohort managed to escape during an anti-illegal drugs operation conducted by police authorities here, yesterday (April 23).


Operatives of City of San Fernando PS conducted buy-bust operation in Barangay San Jose, City of San Fernando, Pampanga which resulted in the arrest of Emil MAGO y Prias a.k.a. Mel, categorized as target drug list personality, of legal age, construction worker and resident of said place while his cohort Jonathan SARMIENTO a.k.a. Bugal, categorized as newly identified drug personality, managed to escape.


Confiscated from the duo’s possession were twelve (12) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and Php.500.00 marked money.


The police is now conducting hot pursuit operation for the possible arrest of SARMIENTO.


According to City of San Fernando PS, the suspects were responsible in the series of robbery hold-up incidents in the city particularly along JASA road in front of Toyota San Fernando.


PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS, PRO3 Regional Director said that PNP PRO3 is continuously conducting proactive operations in its efforts to wipe out all forms of illegal drugs in the region.