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Olongapo cops nab 5 drug suspects; family surrenders in Isabela

Shabu (RADYO INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JONG MANLAPAZ)

Shabu (RADYO INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JONG MANLAPAZ)

OLONGAPO CITY — Five drug suspects were caught in buy-bust operations conducted here over the weekend.

Angelita Pamplona, Ronnie Dela Cruz and Francisco Layug were arrested on Saturday (Aug. 20) at 4 a.m., said Senior Supt. Jerry Sumbad, acting director of the Olongapo City Police Office.

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Pamplona, 25, was among the 400 self-confessed drug suspects who turned themselves in to authorities during a ceremony for a mass surrender here last month.

Seized from the suspects were 10 plastic sachets containing alleged shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and drug paraphernalia.

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On Sunday (Aug. 21), the police served an arrest warrant against Maritess Freeman, 47, while Juvy Ann Cabrito, was arrested in a separate police operation.

In Isabela on Monday, a family of five in Cauayan City surrendered to the police, confessing they were drug abusers, according to a police report.

The family was composed of a 60-year-old man, his wife and their three children, the youngest of whom was 19-years-old. Their names were concealed for security reasons.  SFM

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