Habal-habal driver yields ‘shabu’

POLICE and anti-narcotics agents arrested on Sunday, November 29, 2020, a habal-habal driver during a buy-bust operation in Palompon, Leyte.

The suspect was identified as Jerson Cuizon, 56, and listed as a street-level individual.

A poseur buyer was able to purchase from the suspect one sachet containing suspected shabu.

Authorities also confiscated from the suspect’s possession and control three sachets containing suspected shabu placed inside a match box, buy-bust money, P2,552 cash and a motorcycle.

Estimated worth of confiscated pieces of drug evidence was P2,000, with an estimated weight of 0.2 grams, police said in the report.

The suspect will face charges for violation of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (SunStar Philippines)


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