Couple nabbed in shabu buy-bust PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 08 June 2013 11:27

A couple was arrested in an anti-drug operation in Barangay Mercedes last Thursday.

A police report identified the arrested couple as Romel Andres, 39, and his  wife, Ella, 37, of Arcillas Street, Barangay Mercedes, this city.

Polcie said the couple was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation around 11:30 a.m.

The buy-bust operation was carried out following reports that the couple was involved in the selling of shabu  in east coast.

The couple was arrested immediately after they handed over a small size of heat-sealed plastic sachet of suspected shabu to an undercover policeman in exchange of P500.

Recovered from the suspects’ possession were three small size of heat-sealed plastic sachet, P500 “marked money”,  a weighing scale and other prohibited drug paraphernalia.

The confiscated items were forwarded to the Regional Crime Lab Office for qualitative and quantitative examination as charges are being readied to be filed against the couple. — TPG