Thief yields shabu PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 April 2016 15:09

Police on Thursday recovered shabu and drug paraphernalia from a thief in Sitio Busugan, Patalon.

Police identified the suspect as Romel Sabanal alias Oming.

Initial investigation showed that Marilou Barahim, 31, of Sitio Busugan, Patalon reported to the Labuan Police Station that Sabanal stole her fighting cock.

Acting on the complaint, policemen went to the place but Sabanal ran towards bushes bringing along with him the stolen fighting cock.

But Sabanal was cornered and arrested.

During a body seach, policemen recovered from his possession a knife, two sachets of shabu, three rolled strips of aluminum foil  and the stolen cock.

The suspect was detained at the Labuan Police Station while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime laboratory for examination.

Police have readied charges against Sabanal. – Dan Toribio