The Surigao del Norte Provincial Police scored big on New Year as it seized P1.3-million worth of illegal drugs and arrested a young drug peddler during a buy-bust operation in a suburban village in Surigao City on Thursday. In a report to Camp Crame, the Police identified the suspect as Ralph Robin Velez Ravelo, 23. The suspected peddler was reportedly subjected to intelligence monitoring prior to the buy-bust operation. Seized from him were 22 big sachets of suspected ‘shabu’ weighing 115 grams and an estimated street value of P1.345 million. Also seized from Ravelo were P4, 610 in cash, a digital weighing scale, an improvised plastic scoop and four live ammunition for a caliber .9mm pistol.