Housewife, habal driver arrested in drug ops Print
Saturday, 14 April 2018 13:32


Police arrested a housewife and a habal-habal driver during separate drug buy-bust operations last Thursday.

P/Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 Information Officer, identified the first suspect as Raquel Beltran y Gayacao, 48 years old, married and a resident of Hilltop View, Barangay Lunzuran.

Police  confiscated a sachet of suspected shabu and P500 marked money from Gayacao during a drug buy-bust operation.

Two hours later, police also arrested a habal-habal driver in Sinunuc during another drug buy-bust operation.

The suspect was identified as 33-year-old Jarsid Amil y Handang aka Oto.

Police confiscated two sachets of suspected shabu from the suspect.

The two suspects are not included in the police watchlist for personalities involved in illegal drugs.

The confiscated items were brought to the Regional Crime Laboratory-9 for examination while the suspects were detained pending the filing of charges in court.  (Remus Ong)