Authorities nab No. 1 drug pusher in Nueva Vizcaya

ARITAO, Nueva Vizcaya — Joint elements of the Aritao Police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) busted the number one drug pusher in Nueva Vizcaya province during a sting operation in Purok Karaniagan, Poblacion here Thursday.

Aritao Police chief, Chief Insp. Joberman A. Videz, identified the arrested suspect as Reynaldo V. Collado, 41, married, jobless and resident of Barangay Darapedap in this town.

He said the suspect was in the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Police’s drug watch list. Confiscated from Collado were one plastic sachet containing a crystalline substance suspected to be shabu, one PHP1,000 bill that was marked, and one rouser motorcycle 135, with plate number BC 66787.

Collado was turned over to the Aritao Police and will face charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.