Couple arrested in drug buy-bust PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 August 2014 13:56

A 41-year-old man and his live-in-partner were arrested in a recent buy-bust operation carried out at ATO Drive, Baliwasan Moret by men of City Anti-illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Force led by Sr. Insp. Elmer Solon last Thursday afternoon.

Solon identified those arrested as Richard Pelin y Arguilla, 41, and his live-in partner Ariane Lagrimas y Gatchalian, 19. They were nabbed around 6 p.m.

Recovered from the couple’s possession were four medium size heat sealed transparent sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu,  three small size heat sealed plastic packs also containing suspected shabu, 10 pieces empty plastic sachets, four strips of aluminum foil, P300 marked money, drug paraphernalia, an airgun (caliber 22), a 45 caliber pistol (Remington), .38 cal. revolver (unserviceable) and a Nokia 2700C-2 mobile phone.

Both were detained at the central police station while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination. — Dan Toribio Jr.