Police nabs drug peddler in Iloilo City
A notorious drug peddler was arrested by the police elements during a buy-bust operation Tuesday night in a sub-urban village in Iloilo City, police reports said Wednesday.
Western Visayas police director, Chief Supt. Agrimero Cruz Jr., identified the arrested suspect as Edmond Lozanes, 30 and resident of Brgy. Calaparan Arevalo of Iloilo City.
The police official said Lozanes was nabbed at around 8:30pm Tuesday in a buy operation at Zone 11 of the same village.
Recovered from the suspect’s possession were 13 plastic sachets of ‘shabu’ and P500 used by the authorities in the buy bust operation, the police official added.
The police official said that the suspect had been subject of surveillance operations of Iloilo City police office for his alleged involved in drug trade.