By Arwen Pascua
MANILA — A couple was arrested for peddling shabu evening of September 5, 2021 at Maglente St, Nagpayong, Brgy Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City.
According to the report reaching PCol Roman Arugay , Chief of Police of this Station, the arrested suspects were identified as alyas Jay Ar and alyas Hazel, both residing at Phase II Ilugin St, Brgy Pinagbuhatan.
The duo was arrested during a police operation conducted by the elements of Sub-Station 5 led by PCpl Jimmy boy Balaoro together with PCpl Reynan Maglasang of 9th MFC RMFB NCRPO around 7:10 PM of September 5, 2021, along Maglente St, Nagpayong, Brgy Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City.
According to the investigation, elements of Sub-Station 5 operative together with the personnel of 9th MFC RMFB NCRPO, conducting validation against illegal gambling activities in the aforementioned place, when they chanced upon three persons in the act of negotiating the sale of the illegal drugs.
But before the police cornered them, one of their cohorts, sensing their presence, broke away as such, the police officers were able to arrest only the two suspects.
Recovered from their possession were four ( 4) sachets suspected to be shabu weighing more or less 4.0 grams and estimated DDB value of more or less worth 27, 200, and one unit of a motorcycle.
The suspects were properly informed of their constitutional rights in a dialect understood by them. (ai/mtvn)