At around 2:35 a.m. on Friday, March 10, a drug personality was nabbed in a buy-bust operation conducted by operatives of the Mendoza Police Station at Libis Road, Barangay San Pedro, Puerto Princesa. The suspect was identified as Joel Dela Cruz, 37 y/o, a resident of the said barangay.
Items recovered from the suspect include eight pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline ‘shabu’ amounting to P 9,230. The confiscated items were brought to the Mendoza Police Station for proper disposition.
The suspect was arrested in violation of Article II, Section 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165 or Comprehensive Drugs Act of 2002. Progress and final reports are still being processed.