A former police was arrested during a buy bust operation Sunday morning in Km 12, Catalunan Pequeño.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 11 spokesperson Noli Dimaandal identified the arrested former cop as 49-year-old Jemuel Nebrano Endo alias Jemuel. Police said he is a Japanese descendant.
He was arrested in Purok 9, Cawa-Cawa in Catalunan Pequeño.
Dimaandal said the operatives took a photo of Endo in police uniform and also bears a Japanese passport.
Endo was arrested after selling a sachet of shabu to PDEA poseur buyer. Further seized from Endo were four medium packs with suspected shabu placed in a 3 in 1 coffee pack about 30 grams valued at P360,000, a .45 caliber pistol with live ammunition and a fragmentation grenade.
“Dugay na namo siya ginamonitor gani, naay mga report nga daghan naga adto sa iya para magkuha ug supply,” Dimaandal said.
Endo is now detained at PDEA detention facility while the seized drug items were submitted for laboratory examination.
Dimaandal said PDEA will be filing illegal drugs case and illegal possession of firearm, ammunition, and explosive against Endo.
Dimaandal said PDEA 11 already conducted 12 buy-bust operations which resulted in the arrest of 19 persons. Richy Nalagon.