Police Regional Office 10 – Iligan City Police Station 5 on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 successfully implemented a search warrant that resulted in the arrest of the accused, marking a significant victory in the ongoing fight against crime in the community.
Personnel of ICPS5 arrested the accused and identified as Ronald B. Caliao, a High-Value Individual, 46 years old, married, and a resident of Purok 2, Brgy. Saray, Iligan City.
During the search, police seized significant evidence such as 45 pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing a white crystalline substance believed to be shabu weighing more or less 20.74 grams with an estimated Standard Drug Price of PhP141,032.00.
The accused is now under the custodial facility for proper disposition. A case for violation of Section 11 of Article II of R.A. No. 9165 is being prepared against the accused. All seized drug items are properly turned over at PNP City Crime Laboratory, Tipanoy Iligan City for qualitative and quantitative examinations.
PBGEN LAWRENCE B COOP, Regional Director, PRO10 expressed his appreciation for the dedication and exceptional work of the officers involved in the operation.
“This successful implementation of a search warrant and subsequent arrest underlines our relentless pursuit of justice and our unwavering commitment in protecting the rights and well-being of the community,” he said.
He also emphasized that body-worn cameras shall at all times be used to provide more transparency and accountability in police operations.
Further, PBGEN COOP extends gratitude to the community for tipping off information that contributed to the successful outcome of this operation.
SOURCE: RPIO PRO10