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Two arrested in Nueva Ecija drug busts

/ 02:29 PM October 17, 2020

CABANATUAN CITY—Two suspected drug pushers were collared in Nueva Ecija on Friday, the police reported on Saturday.

John Paul De Leon, a 39-year-old vendor and a Cabanatuan resident, was arrested in a drug bust by the police drug enforcement unit of Quezon town in Barangay (village) San Miguel at 8:20 p.m., said Police Col. Marvin Joe Saro, Nueva Ecija police director.

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De Leon was in possession of six plastic sachets of shabu (crystal meth).

Angelito Santos, 52, also from Cabanatuan, was caught red-handed with five sachets of shabu in a 5:30 p.m. police sting operation staged by the Cabanatuan police near the Cabanatuan Central Terminal in Barangay DS Garcia, according to Police Lt. Col. Arnel Dial, city police chief.

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Both suspects face charges for violating Republic Act No. 9165 (the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Law). ARMAND GALANG 

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