9 drug pushers nabbed in Quezon



LUCENA CITY – Police collared nine alleged drug pushers in buy-bust operations in this city and two towns in Quezon province on Saturday.

The operations seized 4.46 grams of crystal meth or “shabu” with an estimated value of P22,300 in the street market, Senior Supt. Rhoderick Armamento, Quezon police director, reported.


Police collared Julius Viñas and Michael Dalida after the two allegedly sold shabu to a police agent in Barangay Gulang-Gulang in Lucena City at about 5 p.m.

In Candelaria town, police nabbed associates Daria May Villena and Ma. Eliza Villena; partners Christian Balmes and Jonathan Alcantara, and Armando Dilara after they reportedly sold shabu to undercover lawmen in three separate operations in Barangay Malabanban Norte.

Meanwhile, anti-illegal drug operatives in Sariaya town arrested Michael Sumadsad and Nelson Ebreo in similar buy-bust operation in Barangay Manggalang Bantilan.

Police said the arrested suspects were on the police drug-watch list. /cbb

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