Cops arrest carpenter for alleged selling of illegal drugs

SARRAT, Ilocos Norte – A 29-year-old carpenter was arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs following a buy-bust operation on Wednesday evening in Barangay 6, of this town, this week.

Police said that the suspect was caught selling a sachet of suspected shabu worth P500 to a poseur/buyer cop.

Police also seized another sachet of suspected shabu, and one a caliber .22 handgun loaded with ammunition.

Police Chief Inspector Roldan Suitos said the suspect is ranked third in the town’s drug suspects’ list. (tsg)