A person who claimed to be a close relative of Sagay City Mayor Narciso
Javelosa, Jr., was arrested by police in a raid at Purok 9, Barangay 1 Poblacion
in the city about 4:30 pm yesterday.
Jojo Javelosa, 40, was arrested by Sagay PNP men led by Supt. Edel Jose
Manzano said they were armed with search warrant issued by Judge Reginald
Puentebella of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Sagay City.
Before the raid, police operatives conducted a test buy which turned positive
after he handed a small sachet of suspected shabu to poseur-buyer.
Manzano said it proves that Javelosa is engaged in selling the prohibited
But Javelosa denied the accusation and claimed he was surprised with the
recovered items from him.
Recovered were a sachet of suspected shabu; several ammunitions of .9mm and
.45 caliber firearms; cash amount P5, 000.
Javelosa said the ammunitions were collections when they go firing with Vice
He added that he got P5, 000 cash from the city hall. He, however, failed to
give more details about the money if it was his salary.