2 jail visitors held for drugs

October 16, 2018

CAMP Gen. Miguel Malvar, Batangas -- Two persons visiting inmates were arrested for drugs during search at Batangas holding cell the other day.

Batangas police director Senior Supt. Edwin Aguilan Quilates identified the suspects as Ria Sambajon, alias Yang, 32, of 39 Teodoro St., New Lower Bicutan, Taguig City and Edwin Vargas, alias Bogie, 28, a construction worker, of Lower Bicutan, Centro Kalinga, Purok 4 M. L. Quezon, Taguig City.

Quilates said the suspects were visiting inmates at the temporary custodial facility of Batangas Provincial Police Office (BPPO) at 6:10 p.m. when the duty officer discovered a blue sling bag with four plastic sachets of shabu inside.

The suspects and the drugs were brought to Batangas City Police Station for proper disposition.

Sambajon is a wife of Lahmodin Mentang who was previously arrested by the PDEU in SM Bicutan, Parañaque City, the report said.