Talisay drug suspect falls

BY MAE SINGUAY

Thursday, December 7, 2017

BACOLOD City – A man was facing charges for violation of Republic Act (RA) 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, in Talisay City, Negros Occidental.

The 44-year-old Joemarie Alba of Barangay Zone 3, Talisay City was caught on the strength of an arrest warrant issued by Judge Phoebe Gargantiel-Balbin of the Regional Trial Court Branch 45 in this capital city.

Alba was charged for violating Section 5 (sale) and Section 11 (possession) of RA 9165, the warrant stated.

Alba was arrested in Barangay Zone 15, Talisay City yesterday, a police report showed.

The court recommended P200,000 bail bond for Alba’s illegal possession of drugs charge while no bail bond was recommended for his selling of drugs charge, police said./PN