DAVAO DEL NORTE, Philippines — Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in this region arrested two individuals in a buy-bust operation in Carmen, Davao del Norte on Sunday, October 15.
Jeffry Cabanas, 31, and Analiza Rivera, 23, both residents of Barangay La Paz, San Antonio, Carmen, Davao del Norte were nabbed by authorities after they were caught selling one sachet of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu to an undercover agent who posed as a buyer.
Operatives of PDEA Region 11 arrested Cabanas and Analiza around 1:05 am on Sunday at Barangay La Paz, San Antonio, Carmen, Davao del Norte.
Seized from their possession are two sachets of shabu, one pack of dried marijuana leaves, assorted drug paraphernalia and the buy-bust marked money worth 500 pesos.
PDEA said that Cabanas has a pending case for robbery at Regional Trial Court, Branch 15 of Davao City. They are now detained at the agency’s detention facility in Davao City.
Cabanas and Rivera will be charged for violation of Section 26 in relation to Section 5, Section 11 and Section 12, Article II of Republic Act 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (davaotoday.com)