Drug ring member killed in buy-bust

May 05, 2019

A member of the Barok Fajardo drug syndicate was killed in an encounter with operatives of the Drug Enforcement Team during a buy-bust in Pamana Village ,Bgy.  Bucal, Calamba City, Laguna  Saturday evening.

Calamba City police chief  Lt. Col. Jacinto Malinao Jr.  identified the  suspect as  Alfredo Vivas, of Bgy. Bagong Kalsada.

The suspect sensed the bust, pulled out a gun and shot the poseur, prompting the members of Calamba-DET led by Capt. Arturo Patulot  and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to trade shots with the suspect.

The suspect sustained gunshot wounds in the  body and was declared dead upon arrival at the Jose Rizal District Hospital. The SOCO team recovered a plastic sachet of shabu worth at least P6,000 and another three sachets od shabu, a .38 revolder, two fired bullets, a P500 marked  bill, four P1,000  bills, two live bullets and  a cellphone.

Police said the suspect was a major drug pusher in Calamba.