TAGBILARAN CITY – Criminal charges are being prepared against a drug suspect for violations of Sections 5, 11 and 12 of ART II of R.A. 9165 otherwise known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act, police said. Police identified the suspect as one Junrey Jamila Maputol, 29, single, jobless, native of Tambis, Biabas, Guindulman, Bohol and presently residing at Matig-a Street, Poblacion III in this city.
Maputol was cornered in a buy-bust operations along Matig-a Street, Poblacion III, on Saturday launched by CAIDSOTG elements of this station under city police chief PSupt George Acol Vale with SPO4 Yolando M. Bagotchay Jr., PO2 Ignacio Inojales, PO2 Richie Lovete, PO2 Gary Labial, PO1 Bart Paredes, PO1 Ray Neil Bibat and PO1 Maris Aldrin P. Gabuya in coordination with Philippine Drud Enforcement Agenty (PDEA).
Seized from the suspect were: one piece heat sealed transparent cellophane sachet containing suspected shabu granules (subject of sale); three packs of heat sealed transparent cellophane containing suspected shabu granules; 22 pieces heat sealed transparent cellophane sachet containing suspected shabu granules; One piece improvised glass pipe used as tooter; Two pieces improvised plastic scoop; Six pieces folded aluminum foils; One pack transparent cellophane containing voluminous empty transparent cellophane sachets; Two pieces lighter; One piece weighing scale; Seven pieces Fifty peso bill.
Also, confiscated from the suspect were One unit caliber 45 pistol bearing serial number 247568 with magazine and seven (7) pieces of Cal. 45 live ammunition and holster; and one (1) unit automobile with plate number YCJ 748 with key, police said.
Police said the confiscated alleged shabu granules in sachets were submitted to the laboratory test to find out if the suspected granules are really shabu.
Right after the operation, inventory and documentary procedures were done in the presence of the suspect as witnessed by Barangay Kagawad Christopher Vitorillo; media representative Willy Maestrado; and Dept Of Justice representative Saturnina Baricuatro at the place of incident.
Bohol Poll 2015 said that Tagbilaran city posted the highest with 52% of the city residents said the problem of illegal drugs is “very serious.” Others said “somewhat serious,” 29%; not serious, 13%; and “not a problem at all,” 6%.
First district had “very serious,” 24%; “somewhat serious,” 29%; “not serious,” 28%; and “not a problem at all,”18%.
Second disctrict: very serious, 32%; somewhat serious, 31%; not serius, 28%; and not a problem at all, 9%. Third district had very serious, 31%; somewhat serious, 29%; Not serious, 31%; and not a problem at all, 8%.
Bohol Poll conducted by Holy Name University (HNU) Research Center on March 26 to April 17, 2015 conducted interviews with 400 respondents, 100 for each district and a separate 100 in this city.