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4 nabbed for illegal drugs, guns in Bicol

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LEGAZPI CITY — Police arrested four suspects, who reportedly yielded illegal drugs and firearms, in separate operations Thursday in the Bicol region.

Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of Bicol police, said Mark Adam Tumpang, 33, was arrested during a buy-bust operation around 5:30 p.m. at Barangay Cabanbanan in San Vicente town, Camarines Norte province.

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Police confiscated four sachets of “shabu” (crystal meth) and a .38-caliber revolver from the suspect.

In Albay province, Norman Brian Yu, 43, allegedly sold at 4:20 p.m. a sachet of shabu worth P3,500 to an undercover agent at Barangay Sagpon in Daraga town.

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Lt. Col. Rodelon Betita, Daraga town police chief, said Yu was on the illegal drugs watch list and previously arrested for the same case.

Police also recovered four sachets of shabu and a Colt .45 pistol with a magazine loaded with six live bullets.

In Sorsogon City, Sorsogon province, Joselito Dongsao and Alfredo Alaurin, both 38 years old, were arrested during an operation at around 10:30 p.m. at Barangay Buenavista in Bacon District.

Police recovered a sachet of shabu and non-drug items from the suspects.

Calubaquib said Dongsao was on the illegal drugs watch list, while Alaurin was a newly identified drug personality.

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