PRESS RELEASE
Leon MPS

Published on
28 January 2016

Leon drug personality arrested in drug bust

Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO, January 28 -- A successful joint anti-illegal drug operation was launched by the elements of Iloilo Provincial Police Office Special Operation Unit-Alpha under the supervision of POLICE CHIEF INPECTOR CYRIL OCTAVIO and Leon Municipal Police Station led by POLICE INSPECTOR REWEL PABLICO that resulted to the arrest of a drug personality in the municipality of Leon.

Benjie Cangas y Alejo, 29 years old, single, resident of Brgy. Panginman, Leon, Iloilo was arrested in a buybust operation conducted at about 4:10PM, January 27, 2016 at F. Cabarles St., Leon, Iloilo

A police poseur buyer successfully bought one small heat sealed transparent sachet containing white crystalline substance, a suspected “shabu,” from Cangas in exchange of PHP500.00 marked money.

The buy bust money together with a pouch containing big heat sealed transparent sachet, personal money amounting to PHP 470.00 in different denominations, lighter and two cellphones were also recovered from the possession of the arrested person.

The successful anti-illegal drug operation conducted is a result of Oplan Lambat Sibat Program of the Philippine National Police being implemented by Leon MPS.###