Suspected pusher falls in raid-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Monday, December 9, 2013
A suspected big time drug pusher was arrested and undetermined worth of shabu was seized in an anti-drug operation in the province of Zamboanga del Norte.
Arrested was Ivan Sanchez, 34, a resident of Salvador village in the town of Gutalac, Zamboanga del Norte, said Zamboanga Peninsula police information officer Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca.
Policemen and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives, armed with search warrant, raided the suspect’s residence around 3:20 p.m. Saturday in the village of Salvador.
Huesca said the police confiscated 38 pieces rectangular transparent sachet, containing white crystalline granules believed to be shabu, a caliber .45 pistol with 14 rounds of ammunition, P7,464 cash and other paraphernalia in the use of prohibited drugs.
The suspect was detained while appropriate charges are set to be filed against him, Huesca said. (Bong Garcia)