BUGUIAS, Benguet – Two suspected drug pushers were arrested by combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents after having found in their possession alleged shabu during a buy bust operation at Bekes, Buyacaoan, here, Monday.
Police authorities identified the arrested drug suspects were Rustom Salo Tacdang, 23, single, jobless, and resident at the place of arrest and Richerl De Los Santos Tanchoco, 19, single, jobless and a resident of Bano-oy, Buyacaoan, Buguias, Benguet.
Confiscated from Tanchoco were one piece P500 bill as marked money, two pieces of small heat-sealed sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be ‘”shabu” while one heat-sealed sachet containing white crystalline substance of suspected “shabu” was also recovered from Tacdang.
The arrested individuals and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Buguias Municipal Police Station for documentation awaiting the filing of appropriate charges against them before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See