Shootout kills drug pusher in CSur

January 17, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY --- A  drug pusher who is a high value target was killed in a shootout  with police narcotics operatives while another was collared in a separate drug sting in Iriga City and Bato town in Camarines Sur, a police report said.

Killed was Leman Olea, 33, of Zone 6, Tarusan St., Barangay  San Francisco Iriga City, said PMaj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of PNP Bicol.

Olea was transacting  a drug deal with an undercover police agent on Jan. 13 at  around 11:40 PM at his residence  when he sensed  that it was a police set up, he  drew his .38 caliber  handgun and fired  at the police forcing  police operative to fire back  killing him on the spot.

Recovered from the crime scene  were two sachets of suspected shabu (crystal meth), .38 cal. revolver including six cartridge case,  and three fired  bullets slugs.

In Bato town,  police anti-narcotic operatives collared on Sunday (Jan. 12) night an alleged notorious drug pusher in a drug sting in said town.

Chris Caneso alias Ka Bunso, 31 of  Barangay Mabalodlod,  Tigaon  was caught in the act while repacking suspected shabu (crystal meth) at his safe house in Barangay San Vicente at around 9:10 PM according to Calubaquib.

Police operatives seized from the suspects a medium size sachet containing shabu  and three small sachets of shabu, a cell phone and a motorcycle.

The suspects was detained at the town police jail.

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