COTABATO CITY –Joint Operatives of Police Station 4 of Cotabato City Police Office, Maguindanao Maritime Police Unit, Criminal Investigation Unit and in coordination with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested on October 23, 2020 at 1st Road San Antonio Village Rosary Heights 11, Cotabato City an alleged one (1) drug personality involved in selling illegal drugs in the City.

            Police Captain Elexon Bona, Chief of Police Station 4 of Cotabato City Police Office identified the suspect as Ryan John Delizo Santos, 34 years old, employee of Cotabato City Hall and resident of 1st Road, San Antonio, Village, Rosary Heights 11, Cotabato City.  In the report of Police Station 4 of Cotabato City Police Office disclosed that this PNP Anti-Drug Operation (Buy Bust) resulted to the confiscation from the possession of the suspect: one (1) heat-sealed transparent sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be Shabu and marked money used in the buy bust. The suspect was informed of his constitutional rights by the apprehending officers.

            The suspect is now under the custody of Police Station 4, Cotabato City Police Office while appropriate charges are set to be filed against him. Likewise, recovered evidences will be brought to Regional Crime Laboratory Office –BARMM for laboratory examination.

            Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police regional Office lauded the operating units and reiterates that this buy bust operation was successfully conducted through the support of public and local officials by providing relevant information to the police authorities. He further encourages the community to actively support the Anti-Drug Campaign of the Philippine National Police.