By BiliranIsland.com Staff
Published 05:00 PM, April 17, 2023
Naval, Biliran– A newly identified drug peddler yields suspected Marijuana during a buy bust operation conducted by drug authorities led by PDEA and the Station Drug Enforcement Team of the local police about 10:55 in the evening on Friday, April 14, in Brgy P.I. Garcia of this capital town of Biliran Province.
The suspect was identified as Vincent Palahang, 25, single, unemployed and resident at aforesaid place. The suspect is listed as a Newly Identified Individual in the drug watch list of both the PDEA and the local police.
Recovered from his possession was one plastic sachet containing dried leaves suspected to be Marijuana leaves procured by an agent in the amount of P500. During body search in front of Barangay Officials and representative from the National Prosecutors Office, the searching agent recovered one pc P500 bill bearing serial number WC304722 which is a court subscribed money intended for the operation.
Charges of violation of Sec. 5 (selling) of Art II of RA 9165, was filed by the arresting police at the City Prosecutors Office through Inquest Proceedings against the suspect who is temporarily detained at the locked-up cell of Naval MPS.