5 ‘drug dealers’ fall in Laguna, Batangas
LUCENA CITY — Police anti-narcotics operatives arrested five alleged drug dealers in buy-bust operations Wednesday and Thursday in Laguna and Batangas provinces.
The Region 4A police reported that members of the Calamba City, Laguna drug enforcement unit collared at 3:40 a.m. Thursday Mario Cervantes, Johanna Marie Ilustre, Melvin Ramirez, and a minor named “Jona” in Barangay San Vicente.
Police found the suspects with six sachets of “shabu” (crystal meth) worth about P45,500.
Cervantes, Ilustre, and Ramirez were tagged as street-level individuals on the drug watch list in the locality.
Meanwhile, Allan Tenorio, a barangay tanod (village watchman) in Talisay, Batangas was collared at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday after he sold shabu to a poseur buyer in Barangay Banga.
Police said the suspect yielded P6,800 worth of meth.
Also confiscated from the suspect was a motorcycle believed to have been used in his illegal drug trade.
They were all detained and are facing charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. INQ