By BiliranIsland.com Staff
Published 11:11 PM, March 26, 2021
Caibiran, Biliran —- Three sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu were recovered by joint forces from the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, PDEA, and the Station Drug Enforcement Team about 1:56 in the afternoon today (Mar 26) at Brgy. Palanay here.
Caibiran COP Police Lt. Vic Viros identified the suspect as Anthony Visbal, a.k.a “Nognog”, 44, married, laborer, and a resident of the barangay. The suspect is listed in the drug personalities by the police of this town.
Recovered from the possession of the suspect was one sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu procured by an operative in the amount of P1000. During body search in front of SBM Ramonito R. Martos, of Brgy. Palanay, media representative Anthony Marlon Mecaral and Leonard Javinez from the Department of Justice the searching operative recovered from his waist a folded piece of paper that once spreaded contained two more sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with an estimated value of P2000.
Also recovered was a P1000 cash bill bearing serial number MK160515 which is marked money used for the operation.
The suspect did not issue any statement when asked about the recovery of illegal items from him.
Charges of violation of RA 9165, the Comprehensive Law against illegal drugs of 2002 was being prepared by the arresting officers against the suspect who was temporarily detained at the Caibiran Police Station. – BiliranIsland.com