Firefighter arrested, yields P1,000 in meth in Isabela buy-bust

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 06:23 PM August 17, 2020

Anti-drug agents in Isabela seized these items from Fire Officer Karl Bryan Ballesteros during a buy-bust operation on Monday (Aug. 17). PHOTO FROM PDEA

ECHAGUE, Isabela—A 33-year-old officer of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here was arrested after getting caught allegedly selling shabu, or crystal meth, to an undercover agent on Monday (Aug. 17).

Joel Plaza, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Cagayan Valley, identified the suspect as Fire Officer Karl Bryan Ballesteros of the BFP office in Isabela, a resident of the village of Ipil here.


Seized from him was a plastic sachet with shabu worth P1,000 and marked money used in the buy-bust operation.

Police also found two sachets of shabu and drug paraphernalia inside the suspect’s car.



Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: BFP, Drugs, Isabela, meth, officer, Police, shabu, undercover
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.