4 suspects fall for illegal drugs

LAOAG CITY (June 2) – At least four persons were arrested in two separate anti-illegal drug operations today, Supt. Edwin Balles, city police chief said.

He said that police operatives arrested a 62-year-old woman during a successful search operation in Brgy. 23, this city.

Seized from her possession were several sachets containing suspected shabu, numerous drug paraphernalia.

The illegal drugs were valued at about Php64,000.

Also arrested during the drug operation was her woman companion, the police chief said.

Meanwhile, in another anti-drug operation, police operatives arrested two suspects for alleged involvement in illegal drug transaction in Brgy. Lagui-Sail, this city.

Supt. Balles said that one of the suspects is a notorious drug personality in this city.

Balles said that the nephew of the suspect was also arrested for shabu.

He added that they seized about 16 grams of shabu valued at Php98,000. (tsg)