3 suspects yield shabu, guns in Batangas, Laguna busts
LUCENA CITY—Police arrested three armed drug suspects in separate operations Tuesday in Batangas City and Calamba City.
The Batangas police reported on August 17 that city cops nabbed at 5:50 a.m. Christian Aguado, 40, after he sold P3,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover cop in Barangay Bolbo.
Seized from Aguado were five sachets of shabu weighing 99.31 grams worth P675,308 in Dangerous Drugs Board valuation.
The police also recovered an undocumented .38 gun loaded with ammunition.
In Barangay San Jose, Calamba, the police collared Jose Randolph Sahid and Richard Dalanon in another drug buy-bust operation at 8:14 p.m., the Region 4A police reported.
Authorities confiscated from the suspects four sachets of shabu.
Also seized was an illegal loaded .38 gun.
The three suspects were jailed and face charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
They will be slapped with another case for illegal possession of a firearm.