Drug peddler nabbed in Irosin, Sorsogon

By Mar S. Arguelles


A notorious illegal drug suspect was nabbed with P340,000 worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) in a drug sting on Saturday (Jan. 22) night in Irosin town in Sorsogon province, a police report said.


Nelmer Biñas alias Mer, 35, a high-value target (HVT) drug peddler of Barangay Bacolod was caught selling a gram of shabu to an undercover agent in a drug bust at around 11:46 PM in Barangay Salvacion of the same town.


While the suspect was being searched police operatives found in his possession 50 grams of shabu.


The report said the suspect was a subject of a week of surveillance operations after receiving reports of his illegal drug activities where he sells 10 to 50 grams of the illegal substance every week to his customers.


The arrested suspect was detained at the town police custodial facility while police are preparing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act.