First Posted 06:33 AM 01/05/2020

Naval, Biliran— A drug surrenderee spent his Christmas at jail after he was arrested by operatives of Station Drug Enforcement Team of the local police here during a buy bust operation about 5:15 in the afternoon on Friday (Dec 20) at Brgy. PI Garcia, here.

SDET Chief Police Captain Romeo Sudario identified the suspect as Jose Marie Delima y Piamonte, legal age, married, watchman and a resident of Bliss, Calumpang here.

Recovered from his possession was one sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu procured by a poseur buyer cop in the amount of P500. During body search the searching policeman recovered 4 more sachets containing the same white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with an estimated street value of P2000. Further search resulted to the recovery of P500 bill with serial number M324072 which is the marked money used in the operation.

The suspect denied owning the illegal substance recovered by the police from him. But the police said they have report information about the suspect returning back to selling the illegal drugs.

Charges of Violation of Sec. 5 (Selling illegal drugs) and Sec 11 (Possession of illegal drugs) of Art. II of RA 9165 the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs of 2002 is being readied by the arresting officers to the suspect who is temporarily languishing at the detention cell of Naval Police Station before he will be committed to the Provincial Jail.

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