A PDEA – 5 high-value targets nabbed anew for illegal drugs worth PhP150,000.00 in Barangay Puro.
Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón
Legazpi City, [08.08.18] – A couple was arrested by authorities on Tuesday evening through an implementation of the search warrant in Purok-1, Barangay Puro, Legazpi City for violations of Article II, Section 11 of Republic Act 9165.
Agent Enrique G. Lucero, PDEA Albay Provincial head identified the arrested the following suspects as Manuelito Jacobe y Bernal, 48 years old and Gloria Jacobe y Obogne, 47 years old.
“They were under our target-listed since then when they were still residing in Barangay Sabang, Legazpi City until they transferred their residence to Purok 1, of Barangay some two months ago.” Agent Lucero told the www.philexaminer.com
The Jacobe couple is connected to a drug pipeline linked to Bilibid Prison drug group that provides them the supplies of the illegal drug that they are trading here in Legazpi City, Lucero explained.
Meanwhile, the couple has refused to elaborate their arrests when this publication tried to get their side this afternoon.
Elements of PDEA5 – Albay led by Agent Enrique G. Lucero, Legazpi City Police Station and NBI implemented Search Warrant No. 18-62 issued by Honorable Judge Elmer Lanuzo of Regional Trial Court, Branch 6.
The lawful search has resulted in their arrest and confiscation of more or less 25 grams of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride “shabu” with an estimated value of Php150, 000.00 and other drug paraphernalia.
The case for violations of Article II, Section 11 of Republic Act 9165 is being prepared by PDEA – Albay.
On Sunday evening, August 5 – a suspected drug pusher Eduardo Garcia y Aficial of Las Piñas City also died in Barangay Puro, Legazpi City buy-bust operation after trying to shoot his arresting officer.