PDEA nabs 3 drug suspects, seizes P88,000 shabu in Bataan | Inquirer News

PDEA nabs 3 drug suspects, seizes P88,000 shabu in Bataan

/ 09:36 AM December 02, 2022
A PDEA-Region 3 agent uses a drug-sniffing dog to look for "shabu" (crystal meth) possibly hidden inside a suspect's home in Orion town, Bataan province. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-3)

A PDEA-Region 3 agent uses a drug-sniffing dog to look for “shabu” (crystal meth) possibly hidden inside a suspect’s home in Orion, Bataan. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-3)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Luzon (PDEA-3) arrested three people who yielded P88,400 worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) during an anti-narcotics operation in Bataan on Thursday, Dec. 1.

Glenn Guillermo, PDEA-3 public information officer, identified the suspects as Joan  Daca, 40; Gilbert Daca, 43; and Zaldy Cruz, 37, all residents of  Orion, Bataan.

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Guillermo said the suspects yielded 13 grams of shabu, drug-using items and the marked peso bill used in the operation conducted in coordination with the local police.

According to Guillermo, PDEA-3 agents and the police  also arrested Ishad Dela Fuente, 38, a “high-value target” in an anti-illegal drug operation in Abucay, Bataan last Nov. 26.

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PDEA operatives confiscated from the suspect some P731,000 worth of shabu.

The arrested suspects are facing a formal complaint for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. 

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