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Lady drug pusher nabbed in Lucena buy-bust

Several transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu worth P15,000.00 was confiscated from the suspects in a drug buy-bust operation in Cuyab, San Pedro, Laguna on May 02, 2017. (PHOTO BY NIKON CELIS, CONTRIBUTOR / INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON)

Seized shabu (FILE PHOTO BY NIKON CELIS, CONTRIBUTOR / INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON)

LUCENA CITY — A woman suspected of drug peddling was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Lucena City on Thursday, police said.

Supt. Arturo Brual Jr., Lucena police chief, said anti-illegal drug operatives nabbed Charmine Bautista, 23, after she sold a plastic sachet of “shabu” (methampetamine hydrocloride) to an undercover cop in Barangay (village) Ibabang Iyam around 2:30 a.m.

The suspect yielded six small sachets of shabu weighing 1.26 grams worth P2,334. Authorities said the confiscated drugs were ready for sale to addicts in the area.  SFM/rga

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