Pusher arrested

January 16, 2019

A suspected member of a drug trafficking syndicate in Dipolog City was arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency after he sold shabu to an undercover officer last week, PDEA chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino announced yesterday.

Suspect Gerry Bendong alias ‘Dodong/Ger,’ tagged as a member of the Selda Singko Drug Group yielded 29 heat-sealed plastic sachets containing around P41,000 worth of shabu during the buy-bust operation in Purok Sidlakan in Upper Turno, Dipolog City, the PDEA chair said.

Aquino said that members of the PDEA Regional Office 9 and the Dipolog City Police Station arrested the suspect who is now facing non-bailable charges for violation of Section 5 (Sale of Illegal Drugs), Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), and Section 12 (Possession of Drug Paraphernalia), Article II of Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.