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‘Mommy’, 2 others fall in Lucena drug bust

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 09:16 AM May 14, 2022

A housemaid was arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs in Barangay Booy, Tagbilaran City on Thursday night.

LUCENA CITY – Police arrested three drug suspects including a notorious woman peddler of shabu (crystal meth), who is known to her clients as “Mommy”, in a buy-bust operation here early Saturday.

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Police Leuitenant Colonel Reynaldo Reyes, Lucena City  police chief, identified the arrested suspects as  Imelda Leyba, 56, and her two “runners” Jun-Jun Pabelonia and Christian Abella after they allegedly sold  a sachet of shabu to a poseur buyer in Barangay (village) Ibabang Iyam at around 2:45 a.m.

Seized from the suspects were five sachets of shabu worth an estimated P24,000.

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Pabelonia was also found carrying a bladed weapon when frisked by policemen.

Police said all three suspects will be facing a formal complaint for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Pabelonia will also face a complaint for possession of a bladed weapon.

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