Suspected drug syndicate leader nabbed in Baguio City
BAGUIO CITY — After he was released from prison following a plea-bargaining agreement over drug charges, a suspected leader of a drug syndicate in this city was again caught for allegedly possessing “shabu” (crystal meth) worth P340,000 on Tuesday.
Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cordillera raided the house of Federico Oliveros around 9 p.m. at San Carlos Heights in Barangay Irisan.
Seized from the suspect were liquefied meth, firearms, and ammunition.
Oliveros is reportedly the leader of the Oliveros drug cartel operating in the city, police said.
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