Con­struc­tion worker nabbed in drug-bust

Sun.Star Pampanga - - TOPSTORIES! - BY PRINCESS CLEA ARCELLAZ Sun.Star Staff Re­porter

CITY OF SAN FER­NANDO - A fore­man in a con­struc­tion site was ar­rested by lo­cal au­thor­i­ties here for al­legedly ped­dling illegal drugs dur­ing a buy­bust op­er­a­tion in Barangay San Isidro here re­cently.

Chief In­spec­tor Jan Carl Gopez iden­ti­fied the sus­pect as Eu­gene San­tos, 36, a res­i­dent of Barangay Magli­man, City of San Fer­nando.

Gopez said San­tos was ar­rested af­ter a po­lice poseur buyer suc­cess­fully bought a sa­chet of sus­pected metham­phetamine hy­drochlo­ride (shabu) in ex­change for P500.

Upon dec­la­ra­tion of the ar­rest, San­tos peace­fully sur­ren­dered to po­lice of­fi­cers and also yielded one more sa­chet of shabu which was im­me­di­ately con­fis­cated from his pos­ses­sion, Gopez added.

Gopez fur­thered that the sus­pect was al­ready charged for vi­o­la­tion of RA 9165 or the Com­pre­hen­sive Danger­ous Drugs Act and is cur­rently detained at this town’s po­lice de­ten­tion fa­cil­ity.

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