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Another member of drug syndicate in Zambales falls

/ 05:02 PM October 21, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales––Police arrested another alleged member of a drug group during a buy-bust operation on Thursday, Oct. 21, morning in Sta. Cruz town.

Col. Romano Cardiño, provincial police director, identified the suspect as Allan Mercurio, 41, a member of the Buelo drug syndicate and among the top priority drug personalities in the province.

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Seized from him were 14 sachets of alleged “shabu” (crystal meth) worth about P13,000.

On Oct. 17, police arrested Melanio Santos Jr., 33, in a buy-bust operation in this town. Santos reportedly belongs to the same drug group.

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Both face charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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