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Marijuana, shabu worth P1.3M seized in Cavite

/ 02:49 PM March 19, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY — At least 47 kilos of suspected marijuana and 115 grams of alleged shabu (crystal meth) were recovered in separate anti-drug operations in Dasmariñas City, Cavite on Monday evening.

The buy-bust operations were conducted in Barangay Salitran 3, said Supt. Nerwin Ricohermoso, Dasmariñas City police chief on Tuesday

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In a phone interview, Ricohermoso said the two groups of suspected drug pushers, although operating separately, may know each other as they were staying in almost the same block near the Summerwind Subdivision.

He said the police first arrested suspects Joan Tamisis, 33, and Cris Omictin, 28, around 8:30 p.m.

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Police recovered from them four sachets of suspected shabu worth about P782,000.

About an hour later, another police team arrested suspects Felix Flores, 34; Rodel Herrera, 35; and Albert Mabini, 36.

The police found in the suspects’ alleged hideout47 blocks of suspected marijuana, each one weighing a kilo. Police said the recovered marijuana was worth P564,000.

Ricohermoso said police were still tracing the source of the illegal substances./lzb

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