SAN Pedro City, Laguna -- A drug suspect here was killed when he engaged policemen in a brief firefight during a buy-bust operation in Bgy. San Antonio on Saturday morning.
Police identified the suspect as Rodolfo Mayorca, of legal age, who operates in the barangay and neighboring places.
At 11:40 a.m., a drug deal was in progress in said place where the suspect was able to sell a sachet of shabu worth P300 only.
The suspect in broad daylight became suspicious upon seeing other persons in the area so he took out his cal. .45 pistol and shot the poseur-buyer who quickly sought for cover. Other lawmen shot the suspect dead.
In related drug operations, police arrested Lolita Platon, of Bgy. Lahayhayin, Siniloan for possession of .12 gram of shabu; Delmer Agonia and Gerardo de Silva, both of Bgy. San Vicen-te, San Pablo City (3 sachets of shabu); Ryan Ganggay, of Bgy. Sto. Angel Sur, Sta. Cruz town (3 sachets of shabu); Aurelio Majistrado Resurreccion, of Bgy. Labuin, Sta. Cruz town (3 sachets of shabu); Nervin Panuntan Bartolazo, of Bgy. Dita, Sta. Rosa (15 sachets of shabu); Joyce Rainier Zamora Malate, of Bgy. Ma-litlit, Sta. Rosa (10 sachets of shabu); Jason Hermida Hernandez, also of said place (12 sachets of shabu) and Jake Lester Laserna del Mundo, and Samuel Sioco Solis, both of Bgy. Dita, Santa Rosa City (6 sachets of shabu).