Village ‘coordinator’ nabbed in Sorsogon buy-bust
LEGAZPI CITY – A village “coordinator” or liaison officer hired by a village to assist in administrative work was arrested on Thursday by anti-narcotics operatives during a buy-bust operation in Sorsogon City, a report reaching the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bicol said.
Jesoro De Jesus, 49, barangay coordinator of Pangpang in Sorsogon City, was caught when he sold suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) to undercover policemen, Senior Inspector Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said.
Calubaquib said De Jesus was the target of the buy-bust operation around 9 a.m. at Barangay Piot, also in Sorsogon City.
She said the suspect was a high-value target included in the city’s drug watchlist. MAR S. ARGUELLES
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