TACLOBAN CITY- Members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in the region conducted separate buy-bust operations on Monday (April 23) which resulted to the arrest of three alleged drug peddlers and the seizure of shabu with combined value of P165, 000.
First to fall of these sting operations was Kent Ronquillo,33, in Barangay 6 of Sto. Niño Extension wherein he was caught in possession of seven sachets of shabu weighing 30 grams with a street value of P150,000.
Second to be arrested was Jimuel Figueroa, 38 at his village in Brgy.91, Abucay District at about 8:30 pm wherein members of the anti-drug agency seized from him five sachets of shabu weighing 1.5 grams with a value of P7,500.
The last to be arrested on that same day of operation was Alemar Miraflor,34, in Brgy.39, Calvary Hill.
Seized from the suspect were seven sachets of shabu weighing 1.5 grams and with street value of P7,500. His companion, Ricky Bandilla,23, managed to elude the arrest.
All three jobless suspects are now detained at the detention facility of the PDEA and charged for sale and possession of illegal drugs. (PR)