3 ‘meth’ peddlers busted in Lucena
LUCENA CITY –– Police arrested three suspected drug pushers in buy-bust operations here early Tuesday.
Lieutenant Colonel Romulo Albacea, Lucena police chief, said anti-illegal drug operatives collared Mark Christian Deocales and Ruth Zapanta after they sold shabu (crystal meth) to a police agent in Barangay Marketview at 6:05 a.m.
Authorities seized eight plastic sachets of shabu worth P11,960 in the street market.
In another operation, police also busted Jomabel Mogol in Barangay 4 at 6:35 a.m.
Mogol yielded six plastic sachets of meth worth P7,480.
Police tagged Deocales and Mogol as listed street-level drug pushers in the city while Yap is classified as a neophyte in the illegal drug trade.
The suspects were detained at the city jail and are facing charges of violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Edited by Lzb
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