Drug suspect nabbed

AN ALLEGED drug pusher was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted along MacArthur Highway in Barangay Crossing Bayabas at 1 a.m. yesterday.

Supt. Jed G. Clamor identified the suspect as Juneric Taral Sanico alias Ricky, 32, resident of Baker Coronon in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur.

Ricky was arrested after he handed over a sachet of shabu to a police undercover in exchange of money. Seized from him were another big sachet of shabu worth P15,000, the P500 marked money and drug paraphernalia.

Clamor said the suspect was involved in illegal drugs in Toril area.

“He has been under surveillance for a long time,” he said. “(The suspect) is also one of the bigger drug couriers in our area.”

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

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