The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Tanjay City police operatives arrested a suspected pusher in a buy-bust operation at about 1:30 a.m. yesterday in Barangay 4, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental.
The suspect was identified as Jade Robert Rosales, 22, single, of Barangay Poblacion 9, Tanjay City. The police said Rosales will be charged for violation of Republic Act No. 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Initial police investigation showed that PDEA agents and Tanjay police personnel conducted the buy-bust operation and arrested Rosales with one heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu granules, and P500 in marked money.
He was arrested by Tanjay CPS, led by SPO1 Dickmar Gomez, Supt. Frankie Jingle Vea Lugo, and PDEA agent Niro.
The police said the suspect is now detained at the Tanjay police station for proper disposition.*RG
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