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P374K worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Pampanga buy-bust

/ 10:41 AM April 01, 2022
Plainclothes police accost the suspected drug peddler (middle) while inspecting the pieces of evidence allegedly seized Wednesday, March 30, from the latter in Guagua town, Pampanga province. (Photo courtesy of Police Regional Office 3)

Plainclothes police accost the suspected drug peddler (middle) while inspecting the pieces of evidence allegedly seized Wednesday, March 30, from the latter in Guagua town, Pampanga province. (Photo courtesy of Police Regional Office 3)

MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga––Undercover policemen seized about P374,000 worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation that led to the arrest on Wednesday, March 30, of a suspected drug peddler in Guagua town, this province.

In a statement, the Central Luzon police identified the arrested suspect as Angelito Bartolo, 60, of Guagua town.

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The police arrested the suspect after he allegedly sold a sachet of shabu to an undercover police operative in San Jose village.

Allegedly confiscated from the suspects were 12 small sachets of shabu with a combined weight of 55 grams. Also recovered were the marked peso bills used in the buy-bust.

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The suspect faces charges for alleged violations of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

In a statement, Central Luzon police director Brig. Gen. Matthew Baccay said all provincial, city, and town police stations had been tasked with continuing anti-illegal drug operations in their respective areas. INQ

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