Jobless Man Arrested for Drugs

A jobless man, whose parents hail in nearby Binalbagan town, Negros Occ. was arrested in a drug bust around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Gatuslao Street, Purok Tandang Sora, Barangay 2, Himamaylan City.

Police Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan City PNP OIC police chief identified the suspect as Ernesto Gayongala Verde, Jr., 36, resident of the place.

Police was able to apprehend him after he handed one small sachet of suspected shabu worth P500 to a poseur-buyer policeman in exchange of P500 marked money.

He is detained and charged with violation of RA 9165.*


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