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Las Piñas’ most wanted busted for shabu

  • Written by Jeffrey C. Tiangco
  • Published in Metro
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POLICE, in a joint operation conducted by Intelligence Unit and Warrant and Subpoena Section of Las
Piñas City police, arrested the no. 1 most wanted person in the city yesterday.

Arrested was Kenneth Cristobal, said to be responsible for the series of robbery-holdups in
the city.
    
Police said Cristobal was arrested at 11:30 a.m. after operatives of Intelligence Unit and
Warrant and Subpoena Section of Las Piñas City raided the suspect’s lair at Basa Compound, Bgy.
Zapote, on a tip of an informant about the suspect’s presence in the area.
    
Operatives recovered five plastic sachets containing suspected shabu following the suspect’s
arrest.
    
Meanwhile, Rolando Jaime Martinez, alias Tatay Jaime, 54, a former inmate and a “Sputnik
Gang” member, of Mayor St., Malibay, Pasay City, was arrested in a buy-bust operation.  
    
Supt. Jenny Tecson, spokesperson of Southern Police District (SPD), said the buy-bust
operation was conducted following information about Martinez illegal drug activities.
    
Police said two plastic sachet containing suspected shabu with a street value of P1,000 were
confiscated from the suspect following his arrest.