Authorities arrested on Monday afternoon two local residents in a drug buy-bust operation in Coron town.
The suspects were identified as Mohamad Sarif Sood, 63, resident of Barangay, Poblacion 2 and Vivian Ore, 18, a resident of Sitio Kiwit, Barangay Sagrada in Busuanga town.
PSI Ric Ramos, information officer of provincial PNP, told Palawan News that elements of Coron Municipal Police Station (MPS) and 401st Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RMFB) conducted the drug buy-bust operations in Brgy. Poblacion 2 at around 2pm on April 30, 2018, resulting in the arrest of the suspects. A poseur-buyer was able to buy from the suspects one sachet of suspected shabu.
Confiscated from the suspects were 31 sachets of suspected shabu, P39 thousand in cash including P2 thousand in marked money, nine pieces .45 caliber live ammunition, three pieces empty sachets, and other drug paraphernalia.