SPO1 Gregoria B Antonano

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Smug pusher busted in Dingle

Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO, June 1 -- In a buy-bust operation conducted by Dingle PNP,a smug pusher was busted for shabu late night of May 29 in Dingle, Iloilo.

31-year old Leo Celo Y Rabin was arrested in his residence in Brgy. Abangay in consideration of Php300 worth of shabu to a police officer, who posted as a poseur buyer.

Dingle OIC PInsp Marvin S. Buenavista said that they had been constantly monitoring Celo following reports of his illegal activities. “Celo has been openly transacting drug trade in his house for about 2 months now. Lately, strange people come and go, day and night. His mode of operation immediately caught our attention and has been our priority since,” adds Buenavista.

Police members of Dingle were able to recover from Celo’s possession 4 heat-sealed plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, 1 buy-bust item of suspected shabu, cash money amounting to Php9, 680.00 including Php300.00 marked money and other drug paraphernalia.

Celo is now detained in Dingle police station’s lock-up cell, while recovered drug items were turned-over to RCLO6.###


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