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Drug suspect in Antipolo yields P19K shabu, gun

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:05 AM May 26, 2022
Drug suspect in Antipolo yields P19K shabu, gun

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LUCENA CITY––Police arrested a suspected drug pusher who yielded more than P19,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) and an illegal firearm in a buy-bust operation Thursday in Antipolo City.

Anti-illegal drugs operatives collared Rodrigo Quirona at 1:44 a.m. after he sold P500 worth of meth to an undercover cop in Barangay Cupang, the Calabarzon police said in a report.

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Authorities confiscated from Quirona two sachets of shabu with a street value of P19,652, an undocumented caliber .38 gun, and five bullets for a caliber 9-mm pistol.

Big-time drug suppliers were providing guns to some of their favored pushers for protection, aside from giving them free shabu for personal use as incentives.

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The suspect faces charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Quirona will also be slapped with another case for illegal possession of firearm.

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