San Gabriel police nab 2 drug dealers

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- The San Gabriel police scored in their anti-illegal drugs campaign with the arrest of two suspected big time drug dealers and the confiscation of 63 bricks and 36 rolls of suspected marijuana during a dragnet operation in Sitio Kilat, Bumbuneg, San Gabriel, La Union on May 21.

The suspected marijuana dealers were identified as Elvin L. Consulta, 42 years old, married, a native of Labang Taytay Esperanza, Masbate and residing at #317 Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City and Lavin M. Dummao, 15 years old, single and a resident of Barangay Balbalayang in San Gabriel town.

The San Gabriel police conducted the operation following the report from a civilian informant that a red Toyota Innova is transporting the said illegal drugs from Balbalayang to Poblacion, San Gabriel.

Reports reaching the headquarters said that the lawmen chanced upon the suspects unloading blue plastic bags from their vehicle.

The police immediately confiscated the marijuana bricks and arrested the suspects.

The arrested suspects and seized items together with the vehicle used were brought to San Gabriel Police Station for disposition and documentation.

Meanwhile, PCSupt. Lazo commended the personnel of Santol Police Station for the successful operation even as he encouraged the people to report to the police any illegal drug activity in their community.#