Vendor arrested in drug buy-bust

A vendor was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Mallengke, Datu Bago Street, Bankerohan, in Barangay 5-A around 12:35 a.m., Tuesday.

The operation was conducted by the personnel of San Pedro Police Precinct, led by Chief Insp. Ramil M. Macarampat, and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives.

The suspect was identified as Alexander S. Sultan, 52, and a resident of Cacatchu Village, Barangay Mankilan in Tagum City.

Recovered from the suspect were four sachets of suspected shabu equivalent to P32,500 in street value, a cellular phone used in the transactions, and P1,000 in marked money.

The suspect is currently under the custody of San Pedro police as he faces a charge for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Rizza Mae C. Masuelo/KDCI Intern

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