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3 drug suspects busted in Quezon

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:57 AM April 16, 2022
3 drug suspects with P51K shabu fall in Quezon busts

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LUCENA CITY – Police arrested three drug suspects in Lucena City and Tiaong town in Quezon province on Good Friday and Black Saturday and seized over P50,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth).

Police Leuitenant Colonel Reynaldo Reyes, Lucena City police chief, said the local drug enforcement unit nabbed Christopher Cariasa, 19, after he allegedly sold a pack of shabu to a poseur buyer in Barangay Ibabang Dupay at around 11:35 p.m. on Friday.

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Cariaya yielded three plastic sachets of shabu with an estimated  street value of P21,012.

Quezon police also reported the arrest of Jay-Ar Amaquin, 28, in a drug sting operation in Barangay Lumingon, Tiaong at about 4:00 a.m. Saturday.

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Authorities seized four sachets of shabu worth P13,056 from the suspect.

Earlier, Tiaong cops also collared Ruel Hernandez, 39, in a buy-bust operation in the village of Del Rosario at around 12:05 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities confiscated four sachets of shabu for distribution to drug users with an estimated street value of P17,136.

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

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