Cops nab armed rookie drug pusher in Quezon province
LUCENA CITY — Police arrested a neophyte but armed drug pusher in a buy-bust operation early Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Tiaong town in Quezon province.
John Patrick Aguila, 27, of Barangay Behia was collared at around 1 a.m. after he sold shabu worth P500 to an undercover cop in Barangay Lusacan, the Quezon police reported.
Aguila was not on the police watch list.
The authorities seized two sachets of meth worth P1,632 and an undocumented .357 magnum revolver with three bullets.
Aguila was placed under police custody and face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 and illegal possession of firearm.
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.