3 Drug suspects nabbed in Victorias buy bust

Three drug suspects were arrested by Victorias City Police and City Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) in a buy bust operation around 6:30 p.m. Monday at Carmen Street, Canetown Subdivision, Barangay 19-A in the city.

Superintendent Herman Garbosa, Victorias City police chief identified the suspects as Sherwin Altamer Higino, 28, single, the No. 4 drug personality in Victorias City; Cristine Montesclaros Diaz, 38, single; and Joel Perla Villa, 45, married, all of Carmen Street, Canetown Subdivision, Barangay 19-A, Victorias City.

Confiscated from them were one small heat sealed suspected shabu as buy bust item; five elongated sachets; five big sachets; and other drug paraphernalia.

It has a market value of P50, 000. Also recovered were buy bust money of P300 and P600 in different denominations believed proceeds for selling the prohibited drugs.

Sherwin Higino also sustained multiple wounds on his body after he tried to escape by climbing the concrete wall with broken glasses and still arrested by police operatives.

The suspects are detained and charged with violation of Section 5, 11, 12 and 15 of RA 9165.*(CMGarde)


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