Newly elected village chief nabbed in Sorsogon City buy-bust | Inquirer News

Newly elected village chief nabbed in Sorsogon City buy-bust

/ 11:24 AM June 23, 2018

LEGAZPI CITY – A newly elected village chief in Sorsogon City was arrested by anti-narcotics operatives in a buy-bust operation on Friday afternoon in Sorsogon City, a report reaching the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bicol said on Saturday.

Arrested was Misael Hebres Larosa, alias “Boboy,” 48, village chief of Sampaloc and ranked no. 3 in the provincial drug watchlist, according to Senior Inspector Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson.


The suspect was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Friday after he sold a sachet containing suspected shabu (crystal meth) to a police posing as a buyer in his own village, the report said.

Authorities are preparing charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 against the suspect. MAR S. ARGUELLES


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TAGS: buy bust operation, Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Misael Hebres Larosa, PNP‎, shabu, Sorsogon City, village chief
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