May 19, 2024

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Police nab young man for selling marijuana in Sorsogon

A young man was jailed after police caught him selling dried marijuana leaves in Castilla, Sorsogon.

The buy-bust happened at Purok Rosal, Barangay Cumadcad.

Police identified the suspect as Ruben Libaste Montas alias ‘Ben,’ 22 years old.

According police report, personnel of PNP Bicol and PDEA RO5, carried out a buy-bust operation which culminated when suspect Montas sold to a police poseur buyer a package of suspected “Marijuana” worth P500.

During the alleged exchange, this became the signal for police operatives to effect the arrest.

Also seized from the suspect were 11 more sealed plastic packages containing suspected dried ‘marijuana’ leaves weighing 10 grams with street value of P8K.

Under custody, Montas will face charges of violating R.A. 9165 or the “Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.

It was found out that the suspect was also on the Recalibrated Priority Target List.