Drug personality busted in Kalinga

Published April 18, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Zaldy Comanda

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – A high-value drug personality was arrested during an anti-illegal drug operation by joint elements of Tabuk City Police Station and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Barangay Bulanao here.

Tabuk City Police Chief Lt.Col. Radino Belly identified the arrested suspect as Arvie Mallong Medrano, alias Kenken, 28, farmer and a resident of Barangay Balawag, Tabuk City, Kalinga. He was listed as a high-value drug personality.

Belly said the arrest was made after the suspect handed over to one of the operating troops, who acted as poseur buyer, two sachets of shabu.

Confiscated during the operation were the shabu and the buy-bust money of P500.

The inventory and markings of the seized items were conducted in the presence of the suspect, Department of Justice (DOJ), media, and barangay representatives.

Medrano was brought to the Tabuk City Police Station for proper documentation and disposition.