Friday , May 25, 2018

Man arrested for drug peddling

MASANTOL -- A 49-year-old man was arrested recently by operatives of the Masantol Drug Enforcement Unit for allegedly selling illegal drugs.

The suspect identified as Renato Pagobo was arrested during a drug bust conducted in Bebe Anac village here.

Chief Inspector Julius Javier said that the suspect is a resident of San Andres Bukid in Manila and is only in town to distribute illegal drugs.

Confiscated from the Pagobo’s possession is one small sachet of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as “shabu,” and P500 marked money.

Pagobo is now facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act. He is currently detained at the Masantol Police Station.