From Surigao del Norte (SDN) — A joint buy-bust operation conducted by Surigao City Police Station, SDN Drug Enforcement Unit and Provincial Intelligence Branch led to the capture of the Regional Priority Target Drug suspect, March 27, 2021.
Provincial Director (PD) Police Colonel Noel C Espinoza identified the suspect as ALAIN BLAS CELOCIA TERO aka Blas, 41 years old, government employee and a resident of Payawan 1, Brgy. Luna, Surigao City.
Confiscated from his possession were: One plastic sachet of suspected shabu bought by the poseur-buyer from the suspect with an estimated weight of more or less .1 gram with a street price value of Php1,000.00 ; One Genuine One Thousand Peso bill (Php1,000.00) marked money ;Cash money of One Hundred Fifty Pesos (Php150.00) ;One black belt bag;One white Smart Iphone;
One colored coin purse/pouch; One plastic sachet containing suspected dried marijuana fruiting tops with an estimated weight of 2 grams with a street price value of Two Hundred Fifty Pesos (Php250.00); andThree plastic sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated weight of more or less 0.15 gram with a street price value of Two Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (Php2,500.00).
Aforesaid suspect was a drug surrenderee of City Station on September 21, 2018 and considered to be a High Value Individual (HVI). Body search was done in an orderly manner in the presence of Brgy. Sabang Official.