Apó E. Hápa
Sorsogon City, [04.04.18] – A male suspect and listed as one of Sorsogon City Police Station drug personality was arrested by authorities through buy-bust operation in Sea breeze Homes, Barangay Cabid-an, Sorsogon City at 12:40 in the afternoon today.
Joint elements of Sorsogon City Police Station City Police Drug Enforcement Unit led by Police Chief Inspector Jose Michael Guarda Aurelio, Intelligence Officer and Sorsogon Police Provincial Office Police Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit conducted buy-bust operation which resulted to the arrest of the suspect: James Paul Alvarez Montales alias JP, 25 years old, single, Bicolano, college graduate a resident of Seabreeze Homes, Barangay Cabid-an, Sorsogon City.
Montales is placed under Sorsogon City Police Staton Drug Watchlist and Sorsogon City Police Staton list of Persons who used drugs under Severe Category, the report said.
The suspect was arrested after selling to a police poseur buyer one heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride commonly known as shabu.
The lawful search was conducted in the presence of Apo E. Hapa, Media Representative from Philippine Examiner, Janice B. Fresnoza and Kresta Dagñalan, DOJ Representatives and Punong Barangay Ernesto B. Yco of Barangay Cabid-an, Sorsogon City and resulted to the recovery from the possession and control of the suspect the following pieces of evidence to wit: one green disposable lighter marked as RLA-A POS 4-4-18, one piece matchbox marked as RLA-B POS 4-4-18 containing one piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet marked as RLA-B POS(1) 4-4-18 containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu, one five hundred peso bill (PhP500.00) bearing serial number DU752937 used as buy-bust money, one piece rolled aluminum foil marked as RLA-C POS-4-4-18, cash money in different denominations amounting to seventy pesos (PhP70.00) and one piece healed sealed transparent plastic sachet marked as RLA POS(2) 4-4-18 containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu.
The suspect is now under police custody and will be charged for Violation of Article II, Section 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165.