Woman nabbed in Binalbagan buy bust
A woman was arrested in drug buy bust conducted by Binalbagan police in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Villa Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario in the town around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Police Chief Inspector Albert Sy, OIC police chief of Binalbagan PNP identified the suspect as Lilibeth Villegas Artajo, 45, married, of Villa Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario.
Binalbagan PNP led by SPO2 Joseph Marcel Rojo, Intelligence operative of Binalbagan PNP coordinated with PDEA led by Agent Noelle Gamini Muñez to conduct the operation and arrested the suspect in the presence of Village Chief Raymund Magbanua.
Confiscated from her was one small elongated sachet of suspected shabu as buy bust item in exchange of P300 marked money; four more elongated sachets of suspected shabu; a Samsung cellphone and other drug paraphernalia.
The suspect is detained at Binalbagan PNP and charged with violation of RA 9165.*(Cyrus M. Garde)