2 suspected drug pushers fall in Lucena drug stings
LUCENA CITY –– Anti-illegal drugs operatives arrested two notorious “shabu” (crystal meth) peddlers in separate buy-bust operations here Friday and Thursday.
Nirvann Eclavea, 22, was collared after he sold shabu to a police agent inside a subdivision in Barangay Ibabang Iyam around 12:30 a.m. Friday, Quezon police director Colonel Audie Madrideo said in a report.
Eclavea yielded four sachets of shabu weighing 6.6 grams worth P36,300.
Anti-illegal drugs operatives also arrested Arnold Pontiveros, 49, in another drug sting operation in Barangay Ilayang Dupay around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Authorities seized four sachets of shabu weighing 14.38 grams worth P79,090.
Police said Pontiveros was a former drug convict and was released in 2012 after serving his sentence.
Authorities tagged the two suspects as well-known suppliers of shabu to drug users in their respective villages. Delfin T. Mallari Jr./lzb
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