2 fall in drug buy-bust

LEGAZPI CITY --- Anti-narcotics operatives nabbed on Tuesday two suspected drug pushers and seized from them P96,000.00 worth of suspected shabu in an anti- drug operation in an urban village in Naga City, a police report said.

Rudy Neil Estioco, 31, single, of Barangay Del Rosario, and Gil Moreno, 41, of Barangay Tabuco, all of Naga City, were arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Tabuco, Naga City at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Philippine National Police (PNP) Bicol spokesperson.

The suspects were caught selling shabu to an anti-narcotic agent who was posing as a buyer. Seized from their possession were 20 grams of suspected shabu packed in two plastic sachets with a street value of P96,000.00, Calubaquib said.

The suspects were considered as high-value targets (HVT) whose names were in the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) drug watch list.

The suspects are now detained at the Naga City jail, Calubaquib said.