16-year-old in drug watch list nabbed in Tagbilaran

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16-year-old in drug watch list nabbed in Tagbilaran

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A 16-year-old male suspect who is listed in the Tagbilaran City Police Office’s (TCPO) drug watch list was arrested on Sunday evening.

The minor who was subjected to a sting operation at Cainget Drive in Booy, Tagbilaran City was allegedly caught in the act of selling illegal drugs to an undercover policeman.

In a report, the TCPO indicated that their operatives spotted the suspect peddling shabu as they trailed him in a monitoring operation.

This prompted the police led by Sr. Insp. Erano Regidor to conduct the buy-bust against the minor leading to the arrest.

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As they took the suspect into custody, police allegedly found another packet of shabu and drug paraphernalia in his possession.

Operatives only found out that the suspect was a minor after the arrest, police said.

According to Regidor, drug charges for sale and possession of illegal drugs will still be filed against the suspect despite his age. (WM)

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