The alleged second most notorious illegal drugs dealer in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental was arrested in a buy-bust operation by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the city Tuesday.
Police said Dirke Raymund Ricarte was arrested when he handed a plastic sachet containing suspected shabu to a poseur buyer in exchange for P500. Police also seized three sachets of the banned substance from the suspect after his arrest.
Ricarte is now detained at the PDEA headquarters and charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, are being readied for filing against him.*JFP
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