DONSOL, Sorsogon Province – Anti-drug agents arrested a suspected drug pusher in a buy-bust operation at Donsol, this province.
According to police, at around 8:30 AM of April 2, 2019 at Brgy Banuang Gurang, Donsol, Sorsogon, joint elements of Donsol Municipal Police Station and Sorsogon PIB in coordination with PDEA R05 conducted buy-bust operation that resulted to the arrest of Joselito Barola Barlan, Municipal Target Watch-listed Drug Personality, 43 years old, married, jobless and a resident of Brgy Banuang Gurang..
According to Police Major Joedan M. Loterina, Donsol Police Chief, in his report to Police Colonel Marlon C.Tejada, Provincial Director, the arrest was made after the suspect sold and handed over to police poseur buyer one (1) piece of small heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be Methamphetamine Hydrochloride commonly known as “SHABU” in exchange of five hundred (500) peso bill as buy-bust money.
Agents said a body search on the suspect and an inventory was conducted immediately in the area of the buy-bust operation in the presence of required witnesses such as media representative and elected barangay official pursuant to Section 21 of RA 9165 that resulted in the confiscation of three (3) pieces small heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance placed inside a matchbox, one (1) piece five hundred (500) peso bill used as buy-bust money and cash money worth sixty (60) pesos. [BicolToday.com]