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3 arrested in Quezon drug bust; P122K shabu, gun seized

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 08:22 AM January 15, 2022
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LUCENA CITY – Police seized over P122,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) from three drug suspects in Lucban, Quezon on Friday.

The arrested suspects were identified as Arnel Placino, 55; Ryan Obmerga, 35; and Melba Enriquez, 44, police Colonel Joel Villanueva, Quezon police chief, reported Saturday.

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Police collared the suspects after they sold a pack of shabu to a police agent in Barangay (village) Kalangay at around 6:25 p.m.

Authorities confiscated three plastic sachets of shabu with an estimated street value of P122,400.

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Police also seized Placino’s .22 caliber rifle single bullet. The firearm had no documents.

The suspects were detained and are will face a formal complaint for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Placino will also face a formal complaint for illegal possession of a firearm and violation of the election period gun ban.

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