- A drug pusher posing as a police officer was arrested in Pampanga
- The suspect was in full police uniform when collared by Mabalacat Police officers
- 15 sachets of shabu were recovered from the susepect
A drug pusher clad in full police uniform was arrested in Pampanga on Friday, January 6, during an anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation.
A Facebook post of Pulisya ng Mabalacat said a buy-bust operation against the suspect was set after an informant relayed to PSupt. Juritz B. Rara, Chief of Mabalacat Police, that a certain “Bacani”, who was posing as a high-ranking police officer, was seen peddling shabu in Barangay Dau and other nearby barangays.
PSupt. Rara immediately formed a team led by Police Inspector Melvin M. Florida Jr. to conduct the entrapment operation against the suspect identified as Frederic Bacani y Pingol alias “Bacani”.
Seized from the suspect, who was in police uniform when collared, are 15 sachets of shabu with an estimated street value of P10,000, a gun, live ammunition, cellphone, tooter, lighter, a pair of scissors and P1,000 marked money used by cop posing as a drug buyer.
Bacani will be charged with usurpation of authority and the violation of Republic Act No. 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.