Tricycle driver held for drugs in Hermosa

HERMOSA, Bataan – A tricycle driver was arrested Sunday afternoon in a buy-bust operation conducted by combined elements of Hermosa MPS and the Bataan Intelligence Branch of the Bataan Police Provincial Office in Barangay Culis here.

Police Chief Insp. Joey Sampaga, chief of police of Hermosa MPS, identified the suspect as Ferdinand Jorje alias “Aswang”, 48, married and a resident of the said village.

Police Senior Insp. Phoe Pangan, deputy chief of police here, said seven plastic sachets of suspected shabu and a 500 peso bill used as marked money were confiscated from Jorge.

A case of violation of Sections 5 at 11 of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against the suspect.