2 Quezon drug suspects fall
LUCENA CITY – Police arrested drug suspects in separate operations in Candelaria town and Tayabas City in Quezon province early Saturday.
Colonel Ericson Dilag, Quezon police chief, reported that Alfonso Marquez Jr., 43, was arrested after he sold shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer in a transaction in Barangay Wakas in Tayabas City around 2:30 a.m.
Authorities seized seven sachets of shabu weighing 15.54 grams with and estimated street value of P317,000.
In Candelaria, police collared Kirby Yngente, 43, along Cedeño street at the town center around 3:30 a.m.
He had in his possession 6.14 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of P125,256.
Both suspects are said to be notorious pushers in their areas and will face a complaint for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
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