Suspected drug pusher falls in Butuan buy-bust

Arrested drug suspect Pablito Furton is under investigation to determine the source of his illegal merchandise. PHOTO/ Esteb Paican

Police arrested a suspected drug pusher in a buy-bust in Butuan City on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The suspect was identified as Pablito Furton, 36, a resident of Barangay 10, Cabadbaran City in Agusan del Norte.

Anti-illegal drugs operatives arrested Furton after he sold “shabu” (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer in a transaction in Barangay Golden Ribbon around 5 p.m., a report from the Butuan police said.

Authorities confiscated six sachets of suspected shabu.

Concerned citizens tipped off the police on the illegal activities of Fortun, who is one of the few remaining pushers of shabu in the city, police said.

The suspect is still under investigation to determine the source of his illegal merchandise. /CLC

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