Sangguniang Kabataan kagawad, 2 others held for gambling, drugs

October 29, 2018

IMUS City, Cavite -- An  alleged Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) kagawad and two others were arrested by members of a Drug Enforcement Team during a buy-bust operation yesterday  morning.

Newly-installed police officer-in-charge Supt. Jose Junar Alamo identified the suspects as Rogelio Tagle Go Jr., alias Go, 51, one of street level targets of local police, married, vendor, of Ordoñez Compound, Bgy.  Palico 4; Mike Jomar MNU Maglalang, 23, single, SK kagawad of Palico 4 (SLT); Clarence Co. Lesaca Jr., 27, single, tricycle driver, of Ordoñez Compound, Palico 4.

The three were held in line with the Double Barrel Reload in coordination with PDEA-Cavite. Alias Go was caught in the act selling illegal drugs in the area.

A police poseur-buyer caught the suspect in the act selling a transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu worth P500.

Prior to their arrest, the three suspects were caught in the act playing cara y cruz in the area.

The three were detained at Imus City Police Station Lock-up cell facing  charges of violation of Secs. 5 and 11, Article 2 of RA 9165 (illegal drugs) and violation of PD1602 (illegal gambling).