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Drug suspect nabbed in Calbayog City

Calbayog City, Samar map. (Google Maps)

POLICE arrested a 35-year-old drug suspect during a buy-bust operation in Calbayog City, Samar Friday evening, July 3, 2020.

The suspect was identified as Eric “Jun-jun” Lim, single, errand boy and a resident of the city.

Operating unit from Calbayog City Police Station led by Lieutenant Fernando Calabria Jr., in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Eastern Visayas, arrested Lim at around 9:15 p.m. Friday in Purok-2, Barangay Aguit-itan, Calbayog.

Purchased from the suspect was one piece of a heat-sealed plastic sachet of suspected shabu.

Confiscated from his possession and control were two pieces of plastic sachets of suspected shabu, a P500 bill with serial number EM270857 used as buy-bust money, cash amounting to P254 in different denominations, one disposable lighter and one unit single motorcycle.

Inventory of seized items was witnessed by barangay officials and a media representative, police said in a report.

On-scene inspection was also conducted by Lieutenant Neil Montaño, officer-in-charge of Calbayog City Police Station.

The suspect will be facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (SunStar Philippines)


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