A high value drug personality is facing criminal charges for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 after being arrested by Central Luzon police operatives with Php408,000.00 worth of suspected shabu during a drug buy-bust operation on Friday, PNP Officer-In-Charge PLTGEN Vicente D. Danao Jr. confirmed.

In a statement, PLTGen Danao said that a high value individual identified as Arnel Lingat MUTUC a.k.a. “Max”, 55, was arrested by joint operatives of Intelligence and Station Drug Enforcement Unit City of San Fernando Police Station, RDEU 3, PIU Pampanga PPO, and 1st PMFC Pampanga during a buy-bust operations on June 17, 2022, 9:42 PM, in Brgy. San Jose, City of San Fernando Pampanga.

Confiscated from MUTUC were more or less 60 grams of suspected shabu with an estimated SDP value of Php408,000.00, one green belt bag, one cellphone, one Honda TMX 125 motorcycle, and buy-bust money.

MUTUC and the pieces of evidence are now under the custody of SDEU City of San Fernando PS for documentation and proper disposition.

“Let me again commend our Central Luzon operatives for their vigorous and unwavering efforts in our fight against illegal drugs and for putting a premium in the arrest of high value drug personalities,” PLTGen Danao said.