POLICEMEN and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives arrested a “big time” drug personality and seized P35,000 worth of prohibited drugs in Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Friday, July 7.
The Zamboanga del Sur Police Provincial Office identified the arrested suspect as Jose Role Archuleta Jr., 28, resident of Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. The police said the suspect was arrested in a drug bust around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 6, at Sitio Bliss in the village of Balide, Aurora municipality.
Confiscated from the suspect’s possession were four plastic sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or what is commonly known as “shabu” weighing 10 grams with an estimated P35,000 market value, P2,000 marked money, a mobile phone and a record book.
The police said the suspect was detained at the lock-up cell of the PDEA in Zamboanga del Sur.