Three drug personalities were nabbed by Irawan Police Station in collaboration with PDEA 4B and PDEA Palawan in separate buy-bust operations conducted this April 2017.
Two suspected drug pushers identified as Rex Nuhay Geraldino, (25 y/o unemployed), and his common-law partner Lyka Baquin y Ballano (22 y/o unemployed), both residents at Baltan Street, Brgy. San Miguel, this city, were arrested last April 6.
Operatives recovered from the suspects the genuine five hundred-peso bill that was used as marked money in exchange of a heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance, believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu.”
A case in violation of Article II, Section 5 in relation to 26-B and Section 12 of RA 9165 has been filed against the suspects.
Meanwhile, a certain Roy Francisco y Mendoza, 42 y/o, furniture maker and resident of Manalo Ext., Brgy. Bancao-Bancao, Puerto Princesa City, was arrested last April 2.
Recovered from Mendoza was the genuine five hundred-peso bill used as marked money in exchange of a heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu”, as well as other drug paraphernalia.
Confiscated items were turned over to the Palawan Crime Laboratory Office for examination.
A case for violating of Article 2, Section 5, Section 11 of RA 9165 and Direct Assault was filed in court thru inquest proceedings.