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3 drug suspects nabbed in Lucena busts; P532K ‘shabu’ seized

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:50 AM April 08, 2022

'Notorious drug pusher' nabbed in Lucena buy-bust arrest red-tagged bayanLUCENA CITY––Anti-narcotics agents arrested Thursday and Friday three drug suspects in this city and seized more than P532,000 worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) in two buy-bust operations, the police said.

Operatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Quezon police collared Ronaldo Rodriguez after allegedly selling at 6:15 a.m. on Friday a pack of shabu to an undercover cop in Barangay Isabang, Lt. Colonel Reynaldo Reyes, Lucena police chief, reported.

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Authorities found the suspect with five sachets of meth weighing 19.75 grams with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P134,028 and a street value of P402,084.

Authorities also seized a motorcycle without a plate number believed to have been used by the suspect in his illegal drug trade.

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The police also busted on Thursday two alleged notorious drug pushers who were on their watch list.

Reyes said Rommel Jardin, 48, and Cynthia Sarguilla, 36, allegedly sold at 10:31 p.m. Thursday P500 worth of shabu to a police agent in Barangay Cotta.

Confiscated from the suspects were six plastic sachets of shabu for distribution to drug users with a street value of P130,154.

The two were on the drug watch list as street-level peddlers of illegal drugs.

The suspects were detained and faced charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. INQ

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