Target-Listed Drug Personality Collared In Ipil Drug Bust


A target-listed drug personality fell in the hands of PDEA Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Office, PIU/PDEU-ZSBY, 2nd PMFC and Ipil Municipal Police Station during a joint buy-bust operation conducted at the vicinity of Purok Orchids, Barangay Pangi, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay on August 12, 2020 at around 8:30 in the evening.

The arrested suspect was identified as Michael Ates y Barcelon, male, 44, married, a former member of a law enforcement agency a few years back but was dismissed from service when he tested positive for drug use.

Confiscated during the operation were more or less 2.5 grams of suspected shabu worth Php 17,000.00, and the buy-bust money.

Media Personality of DXMG RADYO BISDAK IPIL Ms. Carina Pacumba as witness signed the inventory.

The suspect will be charged in court for violation of Section 5, Article II of RA 9165.


(Source: PDEA Regional Office IX)

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