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Motorcycle-for-hire driver arrested in Leyte drug bust

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 05:57 PM September 05, 2021

ORMOC CITY – Law enforcers arrested a motorcycle-for-hire driver for allegedly keeping and selling shabu (methamphetamine) worth at least P340,000 in a drug bust in Barangay Mazawalo, Palompon town in Leyte on Friday, September 3.

Rex Marquez, 30, did not resist arrest.

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Agent Jeffrey Placido of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said the suspect used his being a motorcycle-for-hire driver as a front in distributing illegal drugs in neighboring municipalities of Palompon.

Marquez denied the allegations against him.

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Charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 were being readied by the PDEA against the suspect who is temporarily detained at their custodial facility in Palo, Leyte.

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