Catbalogan, Samar – Anti-drug operatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office VIII and Catbalogan Municipal Police Station, PAIDSOTF-Samar PPO, WSCIDT and PIB arrested a drug personality during a buy-bust operation on March 16, 2015 at P-4, Brgy., Canlapwas, Catbalogan Samar at around 08:00 AM.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration
Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration

PDEA RO VIII Officer-in-Charge Director Laurefel P. Gabales identified the suspect as Nilo Lagrimas y Pacuan-cuan, 35 years old, married, resident of P-4, Brgy., Canlapwas, Catbalogan Samar.

Lagrimas was caught selling one (1) piece 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

The suspect is now temporarily detained at Catbalogan Police Lock-up Facility.