2 notorious drug suspects nabbed in Bicol
LEGAZPI CITY — Two alleged notorious drug suspects were arrested in separate drug stings in Camarines Sur and Albay provinces on Friday.
The drug operations yielded three plastic sachets of shabu (crystal meth) weighing roughly eight grams and worth around P50,000, according to Police Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson.
In Baao town in Camarines Sur, police operatives caught Zosimo Bricia, 63, a high-value target (HVT) and resident of Barangay (village) Del Rosario, while selling shabu to an undercover police agent in the same village at around 4:34 p.m. Two sachets of shabu worth P47,600 were seized from the suspect.
In Legazpi City, Albay, Mary Grace Barcelon, 43, resident of Barangay San Roque, was also caught selling shabu during a drug operation in Barangay Baybay at around 9:30 p.m. Confiscated from the suspect was a sachet of shabu worth P3,500.
The arrested suspects are in police custody and are facing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
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