P220,000 shabu seized in 2 drug busts

EVIDENCE. City of San Fernando police chief Lieutenant John Clark oversees the processing of evidence in the buy-bust operation in Barangay Malpitic. (Contributed photo)

OVER P200,000 worth of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) were recovered during two separate operations launched in the City of San Fernando on Monday, November 23, 2020.

Around six grams of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of P26,000 were confiscated from two suspects identified as Marlon Gueco alias "Pakyaw," a resident of Barangay Calulut; and Anthony Villaroman alias "Tibong," a resident of Barangay Malpitic, said city chief of police Lieutenant Colonel John Clark.

The suspects, who were both arrested in Barangay Malpitic, are facing cases for violating laws on illegal drugs, possession of firearms and disobedience to a person in authority or his agents.

Clark said another suspect identified as Moqsit Manticayan, a resident of Angeles City, was arrested during a separate buy-bust operation. Shabu with an estimated street value of P221,000 was also recovered from the suspect.

Police also confiscated from the suspect one caliber .38 firearm (without serial number) loaded with five live ammunition.

Charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act is now being filed against the said suspect. (Ian Ocampo Flora)


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