A 47-YEAR-OLD tricycle driver was nabbed by operatives of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) and Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) following the seizure of P350,000 worth of suspected illegal drugs Saturday afternoon in Santa Cruz, Laguna.
In a report to Calabarzon Regional IVA Director PGen. Vicente Danao Jr.,
Laguna Police Director Col.Serafin Petalio II identified the arrested suspect as Arnold Cabigan, of Santa Cruz.
Sta Cruz Police chief PLT. Col. Chitadel Gaoiran said the suspect was collared at 4:45 p.m. inside his house on Sitio 4, Purok Imelda, Bgy. Calios, Santa Cruz.
The operation was conducted on the strength of a search warrant issued by Judge Divinagracia G. Bustos-Ongkeko, Executive Judge of Regional Trial Court 4th Judicial Region, Santa Cruz.
Seized during the raid were 11 heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets and 1 knot-tied transparent plastic containing suspected shabu with a street value of more or less P350, 000 and a plastic box.