Antidrug op nets port caretaker

SAN JOSE, Antique – He is listed as a “high-value” drug target in the police station of this capital town.

The 38-year-old Jethro Millares Vescatcho – a port caretaker – was nabbed in drug buy-bust operation in Purok 1, Barangay 4.

He was caught after he allegedly sold a sachet of shabu to an undercover police officer for P800.

When frisked, Vescatcho yielded four more sachets containing the same substance, police said.

Two coin purses, P450 cash, a lighter, and a cellphone were also recovered from the suspect.

Vescatcho was detained in the lockup facility of the San Jose police station. He was facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN


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