Female pusher held for P.5-M shabu in Dasma buy bust

October 26, 2018

DASMARIÑAS City, Cavite -- An alleged female  drug pusher was caught selling illegal drugs to a police poseur-buyer in an anti-illegal drugs operation at Bgy. Datu Esmael on Thursday night.

Supt. Nerwin Ricohermoso, officer-in-charge (OIC) of Dasmariñas City Police Station, identified the suspect as Armida Alvite Romuga, alias Medang, 48,  Blk. 6, Excess Lot, Bgy. Datu Esmael, Dasmariñas City; and Joseph Villanueva, 32, of Excess Lot, Bgy. H2, Dasmariñas City.

The suspects were arrested in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA, control #1005-102018-1363).

Confiscated during the operation were a small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet of white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu, a knot-sealed transparent plastic sachets suspected to be shabu weighing 77 grams with approximate street market value of P523,000 and five pieces of P100 bills in buy-bust money.

Romuga ihas been a subject of numerous complaints received by the police from barangay officials of Datu Esmael and adjacent barangays regarding her involvement in illegal drug trades.

Criminal complaint for violation of RA 9165 (Sections 5 and 11) is being prepared by Dasma police for filing before the City Prosecutor’s Office, Dasmariñas City, Cavite.