Central Luzon cops arrest 10 for illegal drugs

AMID their duties for enhanced community quarantine, police authorities across the province have not forsaken their mandate of maintaining peace and order in their areas.

This was evident through the arrest of ten personalities in Buladan, Nueva Ecija and Pampanga over the weekend for illegal drug cases.

In Pampanga, police operatives nabbed three personalities identified as Joel Torres aka “Patdu”, resident of Sto Niño, City of San Fernando, Pampanga; Acmad Guinto, resident of Palanca St., Brgy San Miguel, Manila; and Casandra Velatcha, resident of Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija.

Confiscated from the suspects were six plastic sachets containing suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu), marked money used during the operation and other personal belongings.

Five suspected drug personalities identified as Ricardo Azonsa Jr., resident of San Miguel, Bulacan; Jeremiah Arcega, resident of Norzagaray Bulacan; Jerome Castilo, resident of Norzagaray Bulacan; Paulo Dela Cruz (included in PNP-PDEA unified drug watchlist) and Wilson Austria y Cruz, both residents of Baliwag, Bulacan were a rrested in Bulacan.

A total of 12 sachets of suspected shabu as well as marked money and personal belongings were confiscated from the suspects’ possession.

Meanwhile, police operatives of Nueva Ecija conducted anti-illegal drug buy bust operations which resulted to the arrest of Ferdinand Limbaga, resident Sta Rosa, Nueva Ecija and Rogelita Alcantara, Roja, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija.

Police were able to recover 17 sachets of suspected shabu and the P1,000 marked money used in the operation.


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