NAVAL, Biliran-Six sachets containing of suspected shabu with an estimated value of P6,000 were recovered by drug operatives led by the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) of Biliran Police Office, PDEA and the local Station Drug Enforcement Team (SDET) during a buy-bust operation about 11:45 pm on Tuesday (Oct. 25) at Barangay SMO Rosario, of this town.
Police Major Chambeline Ludevise, the chief of police of Naval town, identified the suspect as Harold Ang, 43, identified by the authorities as a newly-identified drug peddler in Naval.
Recovered from the possession of the suspect was one sachet containing of suspected shabu procured by an operative in the amount of P1,000.
During the conduct of a body search in front of a barangay official and representative from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the searching cops fails to recover illegal items from the suspect.
However, when the sling bag of the suspect was opened, the operatives recovered a small cut plastic that contained P1,000 bill and a folded paper that once poured out five more plastic sachets containing the same white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with an estimated street value of P5,000.
The searching cops also recovered a black wallet that contained cash money amounting P7,070 in different denominations and one disposable plastic lighter.
Charges of violations of RA 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs of 2002 was filed against the suspect who is currently detained at the Naval police lock-up facility.