Another taxi driver arrested for drugs

A TAXI driver was arrested when sachets of shabu were found in his possession at the Task Force Davao checkpoint in Barangay Sirawan, Toril District on Thursday around 6:30 p.m.

Police identified the suspect as Jeffrey Cabreros, 24, resident of Times Beach in Matina, Talomo District.

According to the report, the suspect was onboard a passenger van from Maguindanao heading towards the city. However personnel of Task Force Davao allegedly found drugs in his pouch.

Seized from him were two sachets of shabu worth P1, 000.

In an interview with the suspect, he admitted that he has been using illegal drugs when he drives a taxicab to avoid getting drowsy.

Prior to the arrest, he attended a party in Parang, Maguindanao.

“That’s where I also bought the drugs worth P200 only,” he said.

The suspect is now detained in Toril Police Precinct for filing of appropriate charge for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002).

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