Female drug suspect arrested, P212-K worth of Shabu seized
CAMP MARCELO A ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY - A self-employed female drug suspect was arrested with P212,000 worth of Shabu seized from her possession in a drug buy bust operation in Centro 8, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on April 28, 2021.
Emiliene Bartolome, 36 years old, single, self-employed and a resident of Liban St., Barangay Centro 11, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan was accosted at around 11:00 PM of April 28, 2021 along Del Rosario St, Centro 8, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan by operatives of Provincial Intelligence Unit/Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, Cagayan Police Provincial Office (lead unit), Regional Drug Enforcement Unit, Tuguegarao City Police Station and PDEA Region 2 in an anti-illegal drugs buy bust operation.
Seized from the suspect were one hundred six (106) pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected Shabu with estimated DDB value amounting to MOL Two hundred twelve thousand pesos (Php212, 000.00); one (1) unit black Vivo touchscreen cellular phone; one (1) pc weighing scale; one (1) belt bag color gray and two (2) pieces one thousand peso bill genuine money.
The confiscated drug evidence together with the suspect were submitted to PDEA Region 2 for laboratory examination and drug test respectively. On the other hand, the non drug evidence is under the custody of the seizing officer.
The inventory of the seized evidence was witnessed by DOJ representative Ferdinand Gangan and Barangay Kagawad Pedro Natividad.
The suspect is now under the custody of Tuguegarao City Police Station and is being charged for violation of Republic Act 9162 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.