3 arrested in buy-bust

A laborer and a fish vendor were arrested by personnel of the San Pedro Police Precinct in a buy-bust along Rasay Extension, Brgy. 5-A on Wednesday 7:35 p.m.

According to the report, a team from the San Pedro Police Precinct led by Sr. Insp. Ronald Lao conducted the operation after receiving a text message from “Isumbong Mo Kang CD” hotline on peddling of illegal drugs in the area.

Romel B. Membala, 35, and Rogelio G. Relativo, 43, both residents of the place were arrested after they allegedly sold shabu to a police officer.

Seized from the suspects were four transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu with an estimated value of P3,500 and the P500 marked bill.

The suspects and confiscated evidence are now under the custody of the San Pedro Police Precinct.

Meanwhile, Emilou Vidal Jul, 48, resident of Barangay Tacub in Sta. Cruz, Davao Del Sur was arrested after he handed a piece of sachet containing shabu to an undercover cop in Purok 4,Brgy. Lubogan, Toril on Wednesday evening.

Confiscated from the suspect were 17 plastic sachets with an estimated street value of P70,000 and the P1,000 marked money.

The suspect is now under the custody of Toril Police Precinct as he faces a charge for violation of Sect. 5 and Sec. 11 of RA 9165 or the “ Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.” By Rhoda Grace B. Saron

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