2 drug suspects fall in Calamba City buy-bust; P421K shabu seized
LUCENA CITY – Police arrested two drug suspects and seized over P421,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation in Calamba City on Friday.
The drug suspects, identified as Ronnie Ortiz and Rosario Belmonte, were collared at around 9:00 p.m. after they sold shabu to an undercover police officer in Barangay (village) 1, the Police Regional Office 4-A, said.
Seized from the suspects were six plastic sachets of shabu weighing 62 grams.
Earlier, on August 9, the Calamba police also nabbed four big-time illegal drug traders and seized P1,122,000 worth of shabu.
In Morong, Rizal, police also arrested Jomar Alejo, Laurence Evaresto and John Aniban in Barangay San Pedro at 7:40 p.m., also Friday, after they were found carrying five sachets of shabu, one undocumented and loaded .38 caliber gun and a toy gun.
The motorcycle-riding suspects were nabbed after a brief chase when they evaded policemen at a checkpoint.
All suspects are under police custody and will face a formal complaint fo violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
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