Truck driver yields shabu, pistol

July 12, 2020

SARIAYA, QUEZON — Police operatives arrested a truck driver for pushing illegal drugs and possession of unlicensed pistol at Brgy. Sampaloc 2, here, Saturday night.

Quezon police director Col. Audie Madrideo identified the arrested suspect as Carlo Bacaro, 33, of Sitio Centro Brgy. Manggalang 1.

Madrideo said Bacaro was caught red- handed with shabu during a buy-bust carried out by Sariaya police  under Lt. Col. William Angway.

In a phone interview, Angway said the suspect was accosted shortly after handing small plastic sachets to a poseur buyer in exchange for a marked P500 bill.

When frisked by the operatives, Angway said the suspect yielded three more sachets containing shabu and an Armscor cal. 45 loaded with 6 bullets.

He said the accounting of seized pieces of evidence was witnessed by village official and media representative.

The suspect was charged with violations of  Sections 5 and 11 Article II of Republic Act 9165 and Republic Act 10591 before the Provincial Prosecutor' Office in Lucena City.