Man Seized with Shabu
Police authorities arrested a suspicious-looking person roaming near the oil depots in Amlan town in Negros Oriental around 8:15 p.m. Monday along the national highway in Barangay Tandag in the town.
Police arrested Arturo Semetera Povadora, 42, single, jobless, of Barangay Looc in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.
A concerned citizen reported to Amlan PNP that a person is acting suspiciously near the Chevron and Fil Oil depots in the area.
Povadora was wearing a sweatshirt with hood, hat and sling bag.
A body search on Povadora conducted by the responding PNP personnel yielded one big heat sealed plastic sachet containing suspected shabu with estimated weight of five grams with market value of P 50,000; a small heat sealed suspected shabu and P4, 150.00 cash.
He is now detained at lock-up cell of Amlan PNP and charged with unjust vexation and violation of RA 9165.*(CMGarde)