MINALIN — Police officials said Wednesday that three men were arrested while in the act sniffing suspected shabu inside a vehicle along the highway of Barangay Sto. Domingo here.
Police said that around 9:11 p.m., they received a call from Barangay Sto. Domingo councilor Edmund Atienza who said that some men were having a drug session inside a white Toyota Hi-Ace van along the road of the said barangay.
Police identified the suspects as Rudolf Balgos, 42, Kaiser Carbungco, 25, both residents of Mabalacat City and Diosdado Abuan, 34, a resident of the City of San Fernando.
Police Senior Inspector Romwald Basa said the suspects admitted they bought the shabu from a dealer in the City of San Fernando. He added that Balgos, the driver of the van, said that he borrowed the vehicle of his sister-in-law.
Meanwhile, Police Officer 1 Rodrigo David said that the suspects kept mum on why they were having the drug session along the highway.
Police confiscated two disposable lighters, three strips used aluminum foil and one heat-sealed empty transparent small plastic sachet containing the suspected shabu.
Police added that the arrested suspects including the vehicle and confiscated items were brought to the municipal police station here for investigation and proper disposition.