TUBAO, La Union – A notorious lady drug pusher listed as number one in the list of illegal drug personalities in this town was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by the police in Barangay Francia West here Sunday.
Senior Inspector Marlon Padamada, the town’s police chief, identified the suspect as Ramona Nisco, 39, a resident of Barangay Amallapay here.
Seized from the suspect’s possession is a sachet of shabu and the P500 buy-bust money.
Padamada said the suspect, who recently surrendered to authorities, allegedly sold the illegal drugs to a police agent who posed as buyer.
Suspect is now detained at the municipal jail here for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Padamada said the arrest of the suspects is in line with the directive of Mayor Dante Garcia to intensify the drive against illegal drugs in the municipality in support to the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
By Dexter A. See