Maasin, Southern Leyte – Anti-drug operatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office VIII and Maasin City Police Station arrested a drug personality during a buy-bust operation on March 26, 2015 at Southern Leyte Provincial Hospital, Brgy. Dongon, Maasin City at around 04:05 PM.

PDEA RO VIII Officer-in-Charge IAV Mark P. Damaso identified the suspect as Alvin Duazo y Siacor, Government employee, 45 years old, married, resident of Brgy. Tagnipa, Maasin City.

Duazo was caught selling three (3) pieces heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu.

The suspect will be charged for violation of Section 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs) Article II of R.A 9165

Duazo is now temporarily detained at Maasin City Police Station Lock-up Facility.