Drug pusher nabbed in drug buy-bust in Pagadian

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Saturday, May 17, 2014


A CARPENTER, whose illicit drug trade was uncovered, was arrested in a buy-bust operation in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police said Saturday.

Arrested was Endrico Divino, 46, a resident of Purok Makabibihag, Barangay Sta. Lucia in Pagadian City, the police said.

Divino was arrested in a buy-bust operation around 11:45 a.m. Friday in the Sta. Lucia village, the police said.

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The suspect was arrested after he handed a sachet of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) to an undercover policeman in exchange for P500, the police said.

The arresting team has confiscated from the suspect’s possession 14 sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated market value of P8,500 and prohibited drug paraphernalia as well as P500 “marked money,” the police said.

The suspect was detained while appropriate charges are set to be filed against him, the police added. (Bong Garcia)

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