June 17, 2024

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Sorsogon PDEA, PNP drug bust sting nabs 5 pushers

Drug buy bust operation in Sorsogon City. Photo: PDEA Sorsogon

Two hundred fifty (250) grams of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride commonly name as shabu with a street value of 1.7 million pesos was intercepted by joint elements of PDEA and PNP of Sorsogon after it was sold to a police undercover along the Diversion Road in Barangay Bibincahan, Sorsogon City.

The big-time pushers were identified as IlannRalph Geraldino, Elwood Manallo Lacsa, Rolex Miraflores Gorpe, Dan Joseph Capili Lacuesta and Armando Musngi Beltran.

The five are charged for violation of Section 5 and 11 of RA 9165, the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.

Section 5 of RA 9165 is the sale, trading, administration, dispensation, delivery, distribution and transportation of dangerous drugs and/or controlled precursors and essential chemicals while Section 11 of the Act is the possession of dangerous drugs.