Woman arrested for drugs

LAW ENFORCERS filed a criminal complaint against a 28-year-old woman who was arrested in a buy-bust operation along Mercedez Street, Barangay Aquino, on March 27.

Mary Jane Pagatian, resident of Sarphil, Barangay Aquino, was sued for violation of Sec. 5 (selling of prohibited drugs) of Republic Act 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002).

Pagatian is now temporarily held at Sta. Ana police while waiting for Prosecutor Irene Joy Tala-Montero to resolve her case.

Based on the police report, the buy-bust was conducted around 5 p.m. of the said date. Seized from the suspect’s possession are one piece rectangular transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, one cell phone and P500 marked money.

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