4 fall in Lucena hotel buy-bust

LUCENA CITY, Philippines — Police arrested four suspected drug traffickers in a buy-bust operation inside a hotel here on Friday night.

Anti-illegal drugs operatives nabbed suspects Dennis Delfin, Jonathan de Chavez, Hermagella Sarino and Jancylou Amada inside one of the rooms at a hotel in Barangay (village) 11 at around 7:10 p.m.


Police said Delfin earlier sold “shabu” (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer in a deal made inside the same hotel room. At a signal, policemen barged in and arrested the suspects.

The two women were even caught in the act of using shabu, police said.

Authorities seized four plastic sachets of shabu weighing a total of 2.76 grams with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P5,100 and various paraphernalia for using shabu.

Police tagged Delfin an ex-convict and the alleged leader of the group. All suspects are included in the police drug watch list. /muf

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