Alvin Santa Isabel
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 38
Incident Details
  • Date of Incident: August 21, 2018
  • Time of Incident: 2:10 pm
  • City of Incident: Naga City
  • Province of Incident: Camarines Sur
  • Killed in police operation at home
Source(s)

LEGAZPI CITY – A suspected drug pusher was killed, while three others were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in Naga City, Camarines Sur on Tuesday, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Bicol said on Wednesday.

Christian Frivaldo, acting PDEA-Bicol director, quoting a police report, said slain was Alvin Sta. Isabel, 38, was a high-value target included in President Duterte’s drug watch list.

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Sta. Isabel apparently sensed that he was transacting with an undercover policeman and fired at the latter, forcing the enforcers to retaliate.

He was instantly killed in Barangay Penafrancia at 2:10 p.m., said Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib.

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Also arrested during the buy-bust were Jonathan Paderes, 53, a reporter of the Bicol Broadcasting System, and Rommel Cea, a technician of the same radio station, who was with Sta. Isabel.

At 7:35 p.m., operatives arrested Jose Lamtecson Vasquez and seized from him a sachet containing 50 grams of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) worth ith a street value of P340,000 and other illegal drug paraphernalia in Barangay Pequena, Frivaldo said.