TWO construction workers were nabbed by elements of Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) during a buy-bust operation in Bgy Dila, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna, on Wednesday.
Calabarzon police director Chief Supt. Edward Carranza identified the suspects as Jesus Aguila Manacob, 34, of Bgy. San Isidro, Cabuyao City, and Joey Galvez Asaldo, 33 , of B17, Bgy. Bungad, Quezon City. Both suspects are on the drug watchlist.
Sta. Rosa police chief Supt. Eugene Orate and his men conducted a buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest of the suspects, who were conspiring in selling a small transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu worth P500 to a poseur-buyer.
During the search, 10 small transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, the P500 bill marked money, and three of P100 bills suspected as drug money were recovered from the suspects.
The suspects were placed under the custody of Sta. Rosa Police Station.