ILOILO City – Jose Norman Compania was a suspected drug dealer.
Officers arrested him in Barangay Cagbang, Oton, Iloilo where he also lived, a police report showed.
Seven plastic packs of shabu worth an estimated P7,000 were seized from the 56-year-old laborer.
These were on top of one plastic pack of the same substance he sold to undercover officers for P1,000 on Saturday, police said.
Compania faces charges for selling and possession of dangerous drugs – violations of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
The suspect was taken to the Oton police station./PN