By Danny Estacio
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – Fourteen newly identified drug personalities and one drug surrenderer were caught during a pot session in a drug den at Purok 7, Barangay. Parian, on Friday afternoon in this city.
Supt. Redentor Ulsano, Calamba City police chief, identified them as Bonifacio Elec, 46, laborer, a resident of Purok 4, Brgy. San Juan, Calamba City; Cesar Gelagio, 44, married, laborer, a resident of Purok 2, Brgy. Malagunlong, Lipa City, Batangas; Carmelo Glorioso, 41, single, tricycle driver, a resident of Purok 7, Brgy. San Cristobal, Calamba City; Roberto Gregorio, 42 ,welder, a resident of B-1, L-14, Lake Breeze, Brgy. Looc, Calamba City;
Malone Selim, 21, welder, a resident of B-8, L-28, Ph-3, Mabuhay City, Brgy. Mamatid, Cabuyao City, Laguna; Romel De Asis, 22, laborer, a resident of B-8, L-28. Ph-3, Brgy. Mamatid, Cabuyao, Laguna; Ronald Collado, 33, vendor, a resident of Purok 5, Brgy. Tagumpay, Bay, Laguna; Gerald Perin, 30, driver, a resident of Purok 2, Brgy. Bagong Kalsada, Calamba City; Jennielyn Mercado, 17, single, jobless, a resident of Purok 8, Brgy. Uno, Calamba City;
Roderick Mañego, 36, tricycle driver, a resident of Purok 8, Brgy. Uno, Calamba City; Jeonald Gonzales, 28, jitney driver, a resident of Purok 6, TOKHANG surrenderer, of Brgy. Bulbok, Lipa City, Batangas; Cris Losong, 37, a resident of Purok 2, Brgy. Turbina, Calamba City; Bonifer Cabasag, 24, delivery helper, a resident of Brgy. Lamesa, Calamba City; Jayson Magay, 29, a resident of B-3, L-5, Lamesa Ridge, Brgy. Lamesa, Calamba City, and Benjie Vigo, 32, a resident of c/o Laguna Gunners Firing Range, Brgy. Diezmo, Cabuyao, Laguna.
Ulsano said that about 5:55 p.m. the Drug Enforcement Team of Calamba City led by Chief Insp. Richard Corpuz conducted the buy-bust operation at the said place as the suspects who were caught in a pot session inside a drug den. After the police asset was able to buy a sachet of shabu, he signaled for the lawmen to enter to the drug den where suspects were caught sniffing shabu.
Police confiscated seven sachets of suspected shabu and paraphernalia. Violation of Republic Act 9165 will be filed in court against the suspects.