Joint elements of Matnog MPS led by PCI JERIC DON P SADIA, ACOP, Sorsogon SPPSC, RMU5, PIB-Sorsogon PPO, CIDG, and 5th RPSB, conducted buy-bust operation on January 4, 2017 around 6:30 PM along Maharlika Highway, Brgy Gadgaron, Matnog, Sorsogon that resulted in the arrest of Amus Garinto Escanilla, 42 years old and a resident of Brgy. Camachiles, Matnog, Sorsogon.
The suspect was arrested 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 Five Hundred Peso bill as buy-bust money.
Recovered from the suspect’s possession were four (4) pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be Methamphetamine Hydrochloride commonly known as “SHABU”; One (1) unit fan knife (balisong); One (1) unit Samsung cellphone and the buy-bust money.
A case for Violation of RA 9165 is now being prepared for filing in court against the suspect while the recovered pieces of evidence will be submitted to Sorsogon Crime Laboratory for examination.