PDEA, cops busted 2 drug dens in Cavite | Inquirer News

PDEA, cops busted 2 drug dens in Cavite

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 07:04 PM April 22, 2023

Two alleged big-time drug traffickers were arrested on Saturday night, November 12, and yielded over P251-million worth of shabu (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation in Imus City in Cavite province.


LUCENA CITY — Two suspected drug dens were dismantled by anti-narcotics operatives in Cavite province on Thursday and Friday, April 20 and 21, reports said.

A report posted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) on its Facebook page on Saturday afternoon, April 22, revealed that at around 9:10 p.m. on Friday, Joey Dumalagan, Jojie Galan and Kerdean Escobar, were arrested by the PDEA operatives and local policemen during a raid in a suspected drug den in Barangay (village) Niog III in Bacoor City.


Authorities seized 10 grams of shabu (crystal meth) worth P69,000 from the arrested suspects, all residents of the said village.


The report did not specify who among the arrested suspect is the drug den maintainer.

On Thursday, members of the Cavite drug enforcement unit nabbed Bryan Alvin Pacia, Philip Santos, Zaldy Dalma and Jose Rick Alix at around 11:30 a.m. in a buy-bust operation inside an alleged drug den in Barangay Victoria East in Dasmariñas City.

Authorities confiscated 15 grams of shabu worth P103,500 and various drug paraphernalia.

The report tagged Alix as the alleged drug den operator.

All arrested suspects were detained and will face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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