Drug pusher arrested in Surigao City

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SURIGAO CITY - A 35-year old man who is tagged as the number four in the watch list of illegal drugs personalities in the city was arrested by the police operatives of the Surigao City Police Station (SCPS) during a buy bust operation in Purok Mariposa, Narciso Street, Surigao City on Aug. 14, 2016.

The police identified the arrested drug person as ALDEN MAGARBIO ALMEÑANA, alias “Kidong.”

Seized from the suspect’s possession and control were one plastic sachet of suspected shabu bought by the poseur- buyer from the suspect with an estimated weight of .05 gram with Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value of P590.00 @ P11,800.00 per gram; several assorted drug paraphernalia; two open transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu residues; 11 transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated weight of 3.5 gram with Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value of P41,300.00 @ P11,800.00 per gram; P500 bill bearing serial number EX311354 marked money; and cash money amounting to P550.00 in different denominations.

The suspect is now temporarily detained at the SCPS while formal charges for violation of Republic Act Number 9165 are being prepared for inquest proceedings.

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