Operatives nab ‘pusher’ in Ligao City anti-drug sting
LEGAZPI CITY – A suspected drug pusher was arrested by anti-narcotics operatives in a drug operation in Ligao City on Tuesday, police said.
Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Bicol police, identified the suspect as Dennis Valencia alias “Choy,” allegedly a notorious drug pusher in the city.
She said Valencia was collared while selling drugs to an undercover agent at Sambitan Crossing, Maharlika Highway, in Barangay Sta. Cruz around 9 a.m.
The suspect did not resist arrest while operatives seized from him two plastic sachets of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth), weighing 51.5 grams with an estimated street value of P350,000.
The suspect was a drug surrenderer and ranked number six in the drug watchlist of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Albay province. /kga
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