AUTHORITIES seized more than P25,000 worth of shabu from a bus passenger while attempting to pass through the Lasang checkpoint in Bunawan District on Monday, June 20.

Photo courtesy of Task Force Davao

Capt. John Louie Dema-ala, the Task Force Davao spokesperson, identified him as Roberto Uriarte Hayo-a, 39, married, a resident of Purok Marang, Poblacion 6, Buenavista, Agusan Del Norte.

Accordingly, the suspect was on board a public utility bus traveling toward Davao City.

 Seized from his possession was a sachet of suspected shabu weighing more or less 1. 60 grams with an estimated street value of P25,600.

The suspect was immediately turned over to Bunawan Police Station for the filing of an appropriate case for violation of Republic Act 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002).


Source: Mindanao Times (