Ex-convict nabbed in Dumaguete drug bust

An ex-convict was arrested in a drug bust by police operatives in Barangay Piapi, Dumaguete City around 2:50 p.m., Wednesday, February 7.

Joint elements of Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU), Provincial Intelligence Bureau-Special Operation Group, Dumaguete City Police Office and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested Carlito Duran, 40, an ex-convict and resident of said place.

Police confiscated from him twelve (12) sachets of “shabu” weighing about 7 grams, one lighter and cash proceeds amounting to P2, 000.

He is detained at Dumaguete City police custodial facility and charged with violation of RA 9165 in court.*