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PDEA nabs shabu ‘supplier’ in Pampanga

/ 11:15 AM March 22, 2017
SAN NICOLAS POLICE ARRESTED ANDREW/DEC.24,2016:San Nicolas police station chief Insp Keith Allen Andaya present confiscated items from suspected drug pusher Andrew Bonny Rebucas Abejo in Barangay Pasil.(CDN PHOTO/LITO TECSON)

Seized shabu (CDN FILE PHOTO / LITO TECSON)

ANGELES CITY — A man suspected of supplying shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) in the Pampanga cities of Angeles and San Fernando was arrested here on Tuesday night (March 21) by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Joey A. Avilar Jr. was caught in a buy-bust operation in Barangay (village)  Sto. Rosario here after almost three months of monitoring, said Juvenal Azurin, PDEA director in Central Luzon.

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Avilar, 28, and a resident of Barangay Pulung Bulu in Angeles City, was caught with 50 grams of shabu worth P200,000.

He faces a case for selling dangerous drugs, which is prohibited under Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.  SFM

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TAGS: Angeles City, Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act, Crime, drug buy-bust, Drug trafficking, Illegal drugs, Joey A. Avilar, Juvenal Azurin, law enforcement, PDEA operations, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Republic Act 9165, shabu
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