A BARANGAY tanod was arrested by operatives of Drugs Enforcement Team (DET) following the confiscation of shabu during an anti-illegal drug operation Friday in Sta Rosa City, Laguna.
Laguna Police Provincial Director PCol Serafin Petalio II identified the arrested suspect as Romeo Tapabgco Alitagtag, 58, tanod of Bgy. Aplaya, Calamba City.
The DET of the Santa Rosa City Police headed by chief Lt. Col. Vicente Amante conducted the anti-illegal drug operation in Purok 5, Bgy. Sinalhan, at around 9:45 p.m.
The suspect was collared after selling P500 worth of illegal drugs to a poseur-buyer.
Recovered during the operation were five sachets of suspected shabu with estimated weights of 0.18 grams and estimated street value of P3,000, the P500 bill used as marked money, three P100 bills and a Motorstar motorcycle with plate number SS1592.
The arrested suspect and the confiscated evidence were turned over to the Santa Rosa police station.