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2 arrested in Lucena City buy-bust operations

LUCENA CITY  – Police arrested two drug suspects in separate buy-bust operations here on Thursday and Friday.

Gerry Maga was arrested Friday afternoon after selling shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer in Barangay Dalahican around 2:15 p.m. Friday, Police Lt. Colonel Reydante Ariza said.

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The suspect later yielded three plastic sachets of shabu weighing one gram.

Law enforcement authorities said the suspect, a drug convict,  is one of the suppliers of the illegal drug to out of school youths, tricycle drivers, dock workers and fishermen in the coastal village.

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On Thursday, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives arrested Edward Rey in another buy-bust in Barangay Mayao Crossing at around 9:30 p.m.

Confiscated from Rey were five grams of shabu packed in eight sachets. / gsg

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