MORE THAN 71K SHABU SEIZED; HIGH-VALUE DRUG PERSONALITY BUSTED IN LA TRINIDAD
CAMP MAJOR BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet – (June 20, 2021) – A total of Php 71,672.00 worth of suspected shabu was seized from a High Value Individual (HVI) who was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by operatives of PDEU/PIU–Benguet, Benguet PPO, La Trinidad MPS, RPDEU/RID-PROCOR, PDEG SOU-COR and PDEA Benguet in the afternoon of June 19, 2021 at Betag, La Trinidad, Benguet.
Reports from Benguet PPO identified the suspect as Jefferson Pinas Garcia aka “Kusil”, 25, mechanic, and a resident of La Trinidad, Benguet.
“Kusil” was arrested after selling suspected “shabu” weighing about 5.54 grams with Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 37, 672.00 to an undercover agent.
Further, during the course of arrest, additional one sachet containing suspected “shabu” weighing 5 grams with SDP of Php 34,000.00 and the buy-bust money were confiscated from him.
On-site inventory of the seized pieces of evidence was witnessed by Betag Barangay Captain Peter Comila; Denver Bastingo-media representative and Prosecutor Elnora Mangallay, DOJ representative.
Suspect and seized evidence were brought at La Trinidad Municipal Police Station for documentation and proper disposition, while a case for violation of RA 9165 or Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being prepared against him. ###