DPWH employee arrested in Ligao City buy-bust

LIGAO CITY (Bicol Standard) – An employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was arrested earlier today, July 26, in a buy-bust operation by the police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

In a report to the Bicol Standard, the Ligao police identified suspect as Danilo Perdigon Peralta, 49 years old, and a resident of Barangay Bagumbayan, this city.

Five small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing a white crystalline substance believed to be shabu with an estimated street value of P3,500.00 were confiscated from the suspect.

Also seized from him were P500.00 buy-bust money and other drug paraphernalia.

The suspect will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165.