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Cop nabbed in drug sting

Ed Amoroso - The Philippine Star

LAGUNA, Philippines – A police officer and six others were arrested in an anti-drug operation in Calamba City in this province on Saturday night.

Police Officer 1 Jonic Sorio, reportedly absent without official leave, was collared by his fellow officers in Barangay Mayapa at around 8:30 p.m.

Aside from Sorio, the arresting team held Jeffrey Garcia, Safrono Abratique, Micky Jay Santos, Hilary Soriano and Carlos Siriban.

The group reportedly yielded a .45 caliber pistol and seven plastic sachets said to contain shabu.

On the same night, suspected drug traffickers Marvin Baldemeca and Carlito Pinolo were arrested by anti-narcotics agents in separate raids in the towns of Paete and Lumban, respectively.          

BARANGAY MAYAPA CALAMBA CITY HILARY SORIANO AND CARLOS SIRIBAN JEFFREY GARCIA JONIC SORIO MARVIN BALDEMECA AND CARLITO PINOLO MICKY JAY SANTOS NBSP PAETE AND LUMBAN POLICE OFFICER SAFRONO ABRATIQUE
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