POLICE arrested Tuesday three men in two separate drug busts in Davao City.
It was launched at around 12:30 p.m. on Km. 11 in Sasa, Davao City that led to the arrest of two suspects identified as Danny Costan, 41 and Randy Mayola, 45.
An informant reportedly tipped policemen who were assigned at the Sasa police at around 8 p.m. after Costan and Mayola were caught selling illegal drugs.
It was the information that prompted Senior Inspector Merlito Tubog, station commander of Sasa police, to launch the drug bust.
Seized from the suspects possession were sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of P46,000, P4,700 cash believed to be money raised from illegal transactions, a .45 caliber pistol with ammunitions, and P1,500 marked money.
Another suspect identified as Jaylord Orion, 36, was also arrested in a separate drug bust operation at around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday at Dalia Street, Phase 5, Doña Asuncion, Davao City.
Seized from Orion's possession were sachets of suspected shabu and P500 marked money.
All three arrested suspects are presently detained at Sasa police, awaiting the filing of charges for violating Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.