A female drug peddler was arrested in the continuing anti-illegal drugs campaign of the Philippine National Police.
PNP Chief, Police General Guillermo Lorenzo T Eleazar said the suspect identified as SHERYL SANTOS, 43 years old, female, call center agent and resident of Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija was arrested by operatives of Cabanatuan City Drug Enforcement Unit and Sto. Domingo Municipal Police Station in coordination with PDEA during a drug-bust operation on June 13, 2021, at about 3:00 AM in Brgy. Aduas Norte, Cabanatuan City.
Santos was arrested after the police poseur buyer was able to purchase one (1) piece heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing a substance believed to be Shabu from her.
Confiscated in the possession of the suspect were three (3) knot-tied transparent packs and 11 pcs heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing a substance believed to be Shabu with estimated weight of 345 grams and street value of more or less Php 2,346,000.00; two (2) pieces digital weighing scales which were placed inside a brown hand bag and the buy-bust money.
"I would like to commend and lauded the successful anti-illegal drugs operation of Cabanatuan City police personnel. Hindi tayo titigil at mas lalo pa nating palalakasin ang ating kampanya laban sa iligal na droga hangga't hindi natin naikukulong ang mga gumagamit at nagbebenta nito alinsunod sa ating pinatutupad na Intensified Cleanliness Policy in the community" Eleazar said.
Arrested suspect is now under the custody of Cabanatuan CPS and Appropriate charges for Violation of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of RA No. 9165 is being prepared against the suspect.