Suspected drug pusher yields P20-K shabu in Lucena bust | Inquirer News

Suspected drug pusher yields P20-K shabu in Lucena bust

/ 05:59 PM January 30, 2021

LUCENA CITY – A tricycle driver who is also allegedly into drug pushing was arrested in a buy-bust operation in this city Saturday afternoon.

Jefferson Mendoza, 40, was arrested by anti-illegal drugs operatives after he sold P500 worth of shabu to a police agent in a transaction in Barangay (village) 1 around 1:55 p.m., Police Lieutenant Colonel Romulo Albacea, Lucena police chief, said in a report.

The suspect, included in the police list of notorious street-level drug pusher here, yielded eight plastic sachets of meth worth P20,400 in the street market.


Police said the suspect is using his work as tricycle driver as cover to his illegal activity.

The suspect was detained at the city jail and is facing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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