By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
A street-level drug pusher, listed among the ten most wanted by the Escalante City Police Station, was apprehended by police through an anti-drug operation in the city’s Barangay Jonobjonob, Monday afternoon.
Police identified the suspect as 36-year-old Mario Rezaga, a resident of Pag-asa Habitat Homes in the said barangay.
Escalante City police chief, Police Chief Inspector Rollie Pondevilla, said they caught Rezaga in the act of selling one sachet of suspected shabu to an undercover cop in exchange for P300.
Upon being searched, Rezaga yielded two more sachets of suspected shabu, the P300 buy-bust money, and one mobile phone.
Pondevilla added the confiscated substance is valued at P1,000.
Rezaga faces illegal drugs charges and is detained at the Escalante City Police Station./WDJ