By Felipe V. Celino
ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 50-year-old security guard was arrested Tuesday morning, May 2, in a drug buy-bust operation conducted by the police at Barangay Malitbog, Tapaz, Capiz.
Police identified the suspect as Ricky Diño of Barangay Candelaria of said town.
Recovered from Diño were three sachets of suspected shabu valued at P6,800, P500 marked money, and a motorcycle.
The operation was jointly conducted by the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) and Tapaz; Dumalag and Jamindan Municipal Police Stations.
Diño is facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
He is presently in the custody of Tapaz Municipal Police Station and will undergo a drug test.