2 nabbed on drugs, firearm raps in Quezon
LUCENA CITY – Police arrested on Wednesday two suspected drug pushers, one of them carrying an unlicensed firearm, in Lucban town in Quezon province, police said Thursday.
Senior Supt. Rhoderick Armamento, Quezon police provincial director, said anti-illegal drug operatives led by Chief Insp. Alejandro Onquit, Lucban police chief, in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), nabbed suspects Rodel Suario, 41, and Bryan Baer in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Malupak around 11 p.m.
The two suspects yielded three small plastic sachets of “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) worth P600.
Police said Suario was also found carrying a .38 Smith and Wesson revolver loaded with five bullets. The suspect failed to produce valid government permits for the firearm.
The suspects are facing charges of possession and selling of illegal drugs and illegal possession of firearms. SFM
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