Former Sorsogon town administrator No. 10 drug watch list – PNP | BICOL TODAY

Former Sorsogon town administrator No. 10 drug watch list – PNP

Edgar Gardon. Contributed Photo

SORSOGON CITY ( — The former municipal administrator of Matnog, Sorsogon, Edgar Ricaforte Gardon was tagged as No. 10 drug personality in the province, PSSupt. Marlon Tejada, Sorsogon provincial director revealed.

PDEA also revealed that Gardon is in one of the high profile targets formerly of Barangay Solangan, Matnog and served for two terms as municipal administrator of the town.

The local PNP said that Gardon was killed during a search and seizure operation conducted by joint elements of PDEA, PIB and personnel of Sorsogon CPS, March 11, 2018, at past 7 am, resulting from the armed confrontation between Gardon and the law enforcement agents conducting the SSO. The law enforcers are armed with a search warrant in conducting the operation at Balay Dormitoryo in Monreal Street Talisay, Sorsogon where the target was staying.

According to Police Supt. Edison Dumangas, COP of Sorsogon City, the Search and Seizure operation resulted in arm confrontation between the suspect armed with an unknown caliber of firearm and the authorities resulting in the death of Gardon. He was 52 years old.

The Search and Seizure operation was for Violation of Section 11, Article II of RA 9165, the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002by the combined elements of PDEA, PIB, and personnel of Sorsogon CPS.

Immediately after the operation, the operatives called the CDRRMO for immediate medical assistance and requested the presence of Dr. James V Apin, CHO-Sorsogon City, but was declared dead, Dumangas added. []

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