TACLOBAN CITY-Police arrested a barangay councilor during a buy-bust operation here in the city Saturday (June 6).
The suspect was identified as Arthur Dave Degalla, 38, married and kagawad of Barangay 51-A, this city.
Purchased from the suspect was one heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet of substance believed to be shabu.
Confiscated from his possession were two sachets of shabu, one P500 bill used as buy-bust money, 31 pieces of P500 bills as bogus money, one mobile phone, and cash amounting to P3,120.
The suspect will face charges for violation of sections 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.