5 collared for drugs, gambling

April 10, 2019

ANGELES CITY -- Four men and a woman were arrested in illegal drugs and anti-illegal gambling operations here the other day.

Police Col. Narvin Mangune, acting city police director, identified the suspects as Hanzel Pabalik, 24; Ricky Baltazar, 46; Martinano Montera, 38; Ryan Gama, 33; and Cristina Yanga, 35.

Pabalik, Baltazar and Montera were arrested while playing cara y cruz at Hadrian 3 Extension in Barangay Balibago here.

When frisked, police found from their possession seven sachets of suspected shabu.

They are facing charges for violation of Presidential Decree 1602 for illegal gambling and violation of Republic Act 9165 for drug possession.