An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was scheduled to return to his work in Dubai was arrested for alleged sale of illegal drugs in Baclayon town on Wednesday afternoon.
In a report, police said they apprehended Michael Palasol, 31, a married resident of Barangay Montaña, Baclayon during a buy-bust operation in the said village.
Operatives of the Baclayon Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) arrested Palasol after he allegedly sold shabu worth P500 to a police poseur-buyer.
The arresting officers then allegedly found in his possession another pack of suspected shabu which weighed a gram and was estimated to be worth P6,800.
Police noted that Palasol who was a jet ski mechanic in Dubai is included in the police’s drug watchlist.
He was detained at the Baclayon Police Station lock-up facility pending the filing of illegal drug charges against him. (wm)