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Jail officer nabbed in Pampanga for drugs, guns

/ 04:00 PM March 07, 2013

MANILA, Philippines—A jail officer was arrested in Pampanga for alleged possession of methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” and several firearms and ammunition, police said Thursday.

Regional Police Office 3 identified the suspect as Senior Jail Officer 2 Felix T Adalim, 42, a member of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology assigned in Dinalupihan, Bataan.

Police said Adalim was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted in front of Basa Air Base in Florida Blanca, Pampanga around 9:50 p.m. last Tuesday.

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Investigation disclosed that Adalim allegedly operates in Olongapo and Pampanga. He is in the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s target list, police said.

Confiscated from Adalim were two sachets and a plastic pack of shabu, the P12,000 marked money used during the transaction, two firearms and assorted ammunition and a Toyota Innova.

Adalim was placed under police custody while drug charges were being prepared against him.

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