Babatngon, Leyte – Anti-drug operatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office VIII and LPPO-PAIDSOTF, Babatngon Municipal Police Station arrested a drug personality during a buy-bust operation on March 24, 2015 at Babatngon Leyte at around 09:00 PM.

PDEA RO VIII Officer-in-Charge Director Laurefel P. Gabales identified the suspects as Allan D. Tan, 53 years old, married, resident of Brgy. Gov. E. Jaro (Bagahupi), Babatngon Leyte and Vincent Aries G. Unido, 30 years old, single, LGU employee (J.O utility), resident of Brgy. Naga-asan, Babatngon Leyte.

Tan and Unido were caught selling suspected shabu and marijuana. Seized from their possession and control were three (3) pieces heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu weighing MOL 5.02 grams, three (3) pieces tea bag of transparent cellophane containing suspected dried marijuana leaves, and drug paraphernalia.

The suspects will be charged for violation of Section 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs), Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs) and Section 12 (Possession of Equipment, Instrument, Apparatus and Other Paraphernalia for Dangerous Drugs) Article II of R.A 9165

The suspects are now temporarily detained at PDEA Detention Facility.