By Glazyl Y. Masculino
BACOLOD City – The No. 2 “watch-listed drug personality” and No. 3 “most wanted person” of San Carlos City, Negros Occidental was arrested in Barangay Rizal yesterday.
Police identified the suspect as Jean Compacion, 31, of the said village, a high value individual.
Operatives of San Carlos City Police Station, 2nd Maneuver Platoon, 605th Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion-6, and PNP Maritime Group served the arrest warrant against Compacion for violation of Section 5 (sale of dangerous drugs) in relation to Section 26 (conspiracy) of Republic Act 9165 or Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
The arrest warrant, with no bail recommended and dated February 24, 2022, was issued and signed by Presiding Judge Kathrine Go of the Regional Trial Court Branch 59 in San Carlos City.
Compacion’s case stemmed from the buy-bust operation conducted by authorities on January 12, 2022 at Puso Tres, Hacienda San Jose, Barangay Guadalupe, San Carlos City, where she was able to evade arrest, according to a report from Police Regional Office (PRO)-6.
Brigadier General Flynn Dongbo, PRO-6 director, lauded the operating team for the said apprehension.
Compacion is detained at the said police station.