KALIBO, AKLAN – Police authorities have arrested a bigtime drug dealer in Sitio Lagutan, Barangay Manocmanoc, Boracay.
Seized in the possession of Carlito Fernando Jr., 31, were 32 plastic sachets of shabu.
The suspect is working as a maintenance staff of a water company and a resident of Loboc, Romblon.
The buy-bust operation was conducted by Malay PNP, 2nd Aklan Provincial Mobile Force Company and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) after confirming that Fernando is one of the drug suppliers in the island.
A posuer-buyer bought five sachets of shabu from the suspect worth P5,200.
The authorities conducted a thorough body search to Fernando and found another 27 sachet of suspected shabu with an estimate amount of P35,000 and a cellphone that contains all his illegal transactions.
Fernando is now detained in Malay Police Station and will face charges for violating Republic Act 9165 or Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
(With reports from Bombo Radyo Kalibo)