Suspected drug pusher nabbed

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Saturday, August 2, 2014


FLORIDABLANCA, Pampanga -- A jeepney driver who is also believed to be a drug pusher was arrested by police recently in the poblacion here.

Superintendent Jhoanna Rosales, town chief of police, identified the suspect as Remegio Guevarra, alias "Dihan", 48, married, of Barangay Calantas here.

Rosales said that the suspect was arrested during a buy bust operation conducted by elements of the Floridablanca police in coordination with PDEA 3 agents and Councilor Bonifacio Baluyut, Chairman Peace and Order Committee.

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She said that Guevarra is believed to be behind the distribution of "shabu" in different barangays in this municipality. Rosales added that Guevarra was under surveillance from the police and PDEA before he was arrested.

Confiscated from the suspect were two small six heat sealed plastic sachet containing "shabu" and the marked P500 bill used in the buy-bust operation.

The suspect is now detained at the police station while appropriate charges are being readied to be filed in court against him. Confiscated items were brought to the Regional Crime Laboratory for safekeeping.

Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on August 03, 2014.

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