20 alleged drug users nabbed


    TWENTY alleged drug users were nabbed in anti-criminality operations in Parañaque City, Pasig and San Juan the past two days.

    Three of those nabbed were caught playing the illegal gambling coin game cara y cruz were nabbed in an anti-criminality operation in Parañaque City on Saturday night.

    Police identified the three as Joselito Siaboc, 43; Bryan Arrozal, 38; and Laurence Loquente, 45.

    Operatives conducting Oplan Galugad arrested the three at Coastal Mall in Barangay Tambo at about 9:35 p.m.

    Seized from them were three sachets of suspected shabu.

    Seventeen more individuals were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in Pasig and San Juan yesterday.

    Brig. Gen. Johnson Almazan, Eastern police district director, identified those arrested as Benjamin Espinosa, 50; Giovanni Danis, 39; Algem Manuel, 39; Jade Peralta, 32; John Bryan Balindan, 28; Quincy Rose, 44; Domingo Belanique, 36; Jayson Vinasoy, 36; Alvin Pabalan, 29; his brother Aldrin, 26; Eric Gabales, 24; Bryan Rey Caras, legal age; a 17-year-old boy; Jomar Marron, 22; Uriel Victorino Mariñas, 18; a 14-year-old boy; and John Paul Buridas, 19.

    Seized from them were several aluminum foils with traces of suspected shabu, dried Marijuana leaves, and drug paraphernalia. – Rod Lagusad and Christian Oineza