7 persons arrested in pot session

SEVEN people caught by the operatives in the act of having a pot session at a storage area of passenger jeep in Zamboanga City.

Superintendent Ariel Huesca, Police Station 11 chief, identified the arrested suspects as Ezekiel Palis, 26, Nonito Toribio, 42, Jaybie Isidro, 24, Rizaldy Araneta, 18, Alfred Uro, 29, Jerick Labor, 25 and, Mark Edrian Perez, 21.

Huesca said they were arrested around 11:45 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at the storage of Mercedes-bound passenger jeep along Cervantes Street in the village of Zone IV, this city.

Huesca added the arrest came after an informant reported to them that a group of people are having a pot session in the area.

Police recovered illegal drugs paraphernalia and an emptied small-size plastic sachet of suspected methamphetamine chloride or locally known as “shabu.”

He said the suspects are detained at the Police Station 11 headquarters while appropriate charges are set to be filed against them. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)