Construction worker arrested in drug bust Print
Saturday, 01 September 2018 12:41

by dan toribio

A 45-year-old carpenter was arrested by police during a buy-bust operation at Ruste Drive, Barangay San Roque last Thursday.

Police identified the suspect as Richard Santos y Tan, married, a resident of Herrera Compound, San Roque.

He was nabbed by operatives of the Sinunuc Police Station around 11:25 p.m.

Policemen recovered from his possession seven sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated market value of P2,500 and P200 marked money.

Investigation showed that Santos sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover.

Six more sachets of shabu were recovered from his possession.

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

Police are preparing charges against the suspect in court.  (Dan Toribio)