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2 drug pushers busted in Quezon hotel

LUCENA CITY – Police collared two suspected drug pushers conducting their illegal activities inside a hotel here on Tuesday night.

Combined anti-illegal operatives from the Quezon police headquarters and local police, arrested Venancio Galinada and Kent Julius Regodon, after they sold shabu (crystal meth) to a police agent inside a hotel in Barangay Isabang around 6 p.m., Supt. Romulo Albacea, Lucena police chief, said in a report.

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Authorities seized six plastic sachets of shabu weighing 13.75 grams and worth P61,875 in the street market.

According to a police agent who was involved in the operation, the suspects have long been using hotels and inns as the base of their drug distribution.

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According to the undercover police, former drug clients who recently surrendered tipped off the drug pushing mode of the suspects.

The suspects were detained at the city police jail.

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