2 drug suspects nabbed in Bicol buy-busts
LEGAZPI CITY — Two suspected drug personalities were arrested Monday in buy-bust operations in Albay and Camarines Sur provinces, the police reported Tuesday, Oct. 18.
In Camarines Sur, Juan Berdan, 33, was arrested at 8:10 p.m. in Barangay Caranan in Pasacao town.
Berdan, a street level peddler, sold a sachet of shabu (crystal meth) worth P500 to an undercover agent, the Pasacao police reported.
During the body search, the authorities recovered four more sachets of shabu.
A total of P2,500 worth of shabu was confiscated from Berdan, the report said.
In Albay, Gil Salvador Roces, 22, was arrested around 4:45 p.m. in Barangay Gabon in Polangui town.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said in a report that Roces was a newly identified drug personality.
A sachet with 20 grams of dried marijuana leaves worth P2,400 was recovered from Roces.
The suspects face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
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