Erwìn C. Túmálá
The suspect was identified as Sofronio Bañez y Broqueza, 20 years old alias Kulot of Purok 4, Barangay Bacolod, Tabaco City.
The suspect was entrapped after selling a sachet of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride worth PhP500.00 to police poseur buyer.
The entrapment operation yielded two pieces of plastic heat-sealed sachet believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu.
Police operatives confiscated the following items from the possession of the suspect during the buy-bust: two pieces of plastic sachets of suspected shabu, a PhP500.00 bill used as buy-bust money, one piece PhP20.00 bill and one unit Smash Suzuki motorcycle.
The arrested suspect is under police custody and a charge for violation of Article II, Section 11 of Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs of 2002 will be filed aganst him.