Combined efforts of the Tagum City Police Office (TCPO) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) led to the arrest of Edward Arellano Golong, 32 years old and a resident of Purok Vepatil, Brgy. Magugpo West, Tagum City during the buy-bust operation conducted last August 25, 2014.
TCPO reported that Golong was arrested in a buy-bust operation around 6:50 p.m. Monday after an undercover agent purchased from the suspect one small heat sealed sachet of transparent plastic cellophane containing white crystalline substance of suspected shabu.
The police said the arresting personnel have confiscated from the suspect’s possession P500 “marked money,” 4 pieces of heat-sealed plastic sachet of suspected shabu, and other prohibited drug paraphernalia.
The suspect was detained while appropriate charges are being prepared against him while the suspected shabu will be submitted to Provincial Crime Laboratory for examination. | Gleiza Delgado of CIO Tagum
PHOTO CAPTION: Tagum City Police Officers reported Edward Golong (wearing violet) was arrested in a buy-bust operation around 6:50 p.m. Monday on August 25, 2014 at Purok Vepatil, Brgy. Magugpo West,Tagum City with Barangay Captain Niño Cutin as standing witness. Photo by TCPO