Notorious Albay drug suspect falls
LEGAZPI CITY – A high-value drug suspect was arrested in a buy-bust operation Saturday afternoon in Tabaco City, Albay province, police said Sunday.
Police Captain Dexter Panganiban, Albay police spokesperson, said Kevin Loriaga, 30, a resident of Barangay Sto. Cristo, was arrested after selling a sachet of shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover agent in his village at around 5:15 p.m.
Loriaga is ninth in the city’s drug watch list, Panganiban said.
Recovered from Loriaga were four sachets of shabu and other drug-using items. He will be charged with violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 or Republic Act 9165.
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