Newly-identified drug ‘player’ yields shabu, gun

December 12, 2018

A NEWLY-IDENTIFIED drug personality in Negros Oriental was arrested by the local police in a buy-bust operation late Tuesday night, Police Regional Office 7 director Chief Supt.  Debold M. Sinas announced yesterday.

Suspect Crisologo Barredo, alias ‘JR’, a 24-year old resident of Purok Cebasca, Bgy. Bagacay, yielded 16 heat-sealed plastic sachets containing some 15 grams of shabu worth P102,000, a caliber .45 pistol with a magazine containing four live ammunition and the boodle money topped by a marked P500 bill during the sting in nearby Purok Scorpion.

The suspect will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 and RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulations Act of 2013, said Sinas.