Drug suspects arrested at Calatrava checkpoint

Posted by watchmen
May 15, 2018

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga


Two suspected drug personalities were arrested at a police checkpoint late Sunday evening in Barangay Pinocutan, Calatrava, Negros Occidental.

Police identified the suspects as Alex Martin Belonio and Cliff Villanueva, both residents of Barangay Poblacion Uno in Sagay City, Negros Occidental.

Calatrava municipal police chief, Police Chief Inspector John Joel Batusbatusan, said they were conducting a checkpoint with members of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion 6 when they stopped Belonio and Villanueva’s motorcycle.

While conducting a routine search, police discovered they were carrying one elongated sachet of suspected shabu, prompting the arrest.

Both suspects are detained at the Calatrava Municipal Police Station and face illegal drugs charges./DGB, WDJ

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