Police had intensified a campaign against illegal drugs aligned with the PNP thrust “Kaayusan”, resulting in the arrest of two (2) drug peddlers in a buy-bust operation conducted in Zone 1, Brgy. Pag Oring Nuevo, Libmanan, Camarines Sur on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at around 12:12 PM.
Police named the arrested suspects as Edgardo Lasala, 34 years old and Wendell Ditan, 30 years old, both residents of Barangay Malinao, Libmanan, Camarines Sur.
Police surveillance revealed the arrested suspects are newly identified drug personalities supplying “shabu” in the said place and nearby municipalities.
Confiscated from their possession during the operation were five (5) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, weighing 10 grams amounting to Php 68,000.00.
The arrested suspects are now under the custody of Libmanan MPS and may face charges in violation of Article II of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
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