outbrain
Close  

3 suspected marijuana pushers nabbed in Quezon busts

LUCENA CITY, Philippines – Police have arrested three suspected peddlers of dried marijuana leaves in two separate buy-bust operations in Catanauan and Sariaya towns in Quezon province on Monday and Tuesday.

Anti-illegal drugs operatives nabbed Renson Deodores, 18, and Jan Armer Leyola, 20, after the two sold the marijuana leaves to an undercover police officer in Barangay Gibanga, Sariaya at around 12:10 a.m. Tuesday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Recovered from the suspects were two plastic sachets of dried marijuana leaves weighing 2.87 grams.

Meanwhile, in Catanauan, the local police drug enforcement unit nabbed a 15-year-old boy after he sold a plastic sachet of marijuana to an undercover police officer in Barangay 08 at around 10:15 p.m. Monday.

FEATURED STORIES

Seized from the boy were three grams of marijuana, police said.

Police also confiscated a motorcycle with no license plates, which was allegedly being used by the boy in his drug pushing activities.

According to a police intelligence report, most users of shabu (crystal meth) have shifted to marijuana due to scarcity of meth supplies in the province as most shabu peddlers have already been arrested or have already surrendered to the authorities.

Edited by MUF
Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: arrests, buy-busts, marijuana, quezon, shabu
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.