A man ranked third the in the Jagna watch list of drug personalities was arrested in a buy-bust operation on Friday afternoon.
Police identified the suspect as Melvin Grafil, 37, a resident of Barangay Canjulao, Jagna.
Grafil was allegedly caught red-handed selling illegal drugs to a police posing as a buyer.
He attempted to escape arrest but was immediately surrounded by policemen stationed around the operation area.
Police recovered five packets of suspected shabu and the P200 buy-bust money from the suspect.
According to personnel of the Jagna police station, Grafil surrender to authorities through Oplan Tokhang but continued to operate his illegal drug trade.
Grafil will be charged for violating Section 5 and Section 11 of R.A 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Jagna police said that they are currently monitoring self-confessed drug personalities who had surrendered at their police station but continue to be involved in illegal narcotics. (Allen Doydara)