On January 12, 2017 around 3:45 PM at Magsaysay Ext., Brgy. Bibincahan, Sorsogon City, joint elements of Sorsogon CIDT (lead unit), Sorsogon CPS, SORPPO-PIB, SORPPSC and RMU5, conducted buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest of Rafael Pacheco y Misuel, 32 years old, single and a resident of Purok 6, Ballesteros St., Brgy. Sampaloc, Sorsogon City after selling to a police poseur buyer one (1) heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be methamphetamine hydrochloride commonly known as “shabu” in exchange of a one (1) five hundred peso bill used as buy-bust money.
Ensuing lawful search conducted on subject person in the presence of required witnesses such as Brgy. Kgd. Arnel J Anchinges, Brgy. Tanod Nelson DS Serrano all of Brgy. Bibingcahan, Sorsogon City together with Maricel M Jersey-Media representatives, resulted to the recovery of the following items to wit:
a. Six (6) pcs. of small heat sealed transparent plastic sachet collectively marked as RPM, RPM-1, RPM-2A, RPM-2B,RPM-2C and RPM-2D containing of suspected shabu;
b. One (1) medium size transparent plastic (container) sachet marked as RPM-2; and
c. One (1) pc. of Php.500.00 bill with serial numbers VRO632277 used as buy-bust money.
Arrested person was included in the drug watch listed personalities of Sorsogon CPS was apprised of his constitutional rights and subsequently brought to Sorsogon CIDT Office for booking and documentation. A case for Violation of R.A. 9165 is being prepared by CIDT Sorsogon for filing in court.