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5 drug suspects held, P103K crystal meth seized in Pampanga

/ 11:48 AM May 20, 2022
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region 3 agents inspect the evidence allegedly seized from the suspects during a buy-bust operation on May 19 in Lubao town, Pampanga province. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-3)

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region 3 agents inspect the evidence allegedly seized from the suspects during a buy-bust operation on May 19 in Lubao town, Pampanga province. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-3)

MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga––Five persons were arrested, and P103,500 worth of crystal meth was allegedly confiscated during a buy-bust operation Thursday at San Roque I in Lubao town in this province.

In a statement, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region 3 (PDEA-3) identified the arrested suspects as Mark Rusty Garcia, 31; Ryan Cruz, 27; Rommel Bacani, 31; Carlo Gumba, 25; and Francis Tiamzon, 41.

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PDEA-3 also “dismantled” an alleged drug den and seized six sachets of shabu weighing 15 grams, assorted drug paraphernalia, and the marked peso bills used during the sting operation.

The suspects face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. INQ

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