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P68K worth of shabu, gun seized in Norzagaray

CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan — Authorities arrested two drug traders during a drug buy-bust operation in Partida, Norzagaray, and seized eight sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated Standard Drug Price (SDP) value of P68,000, along with marked money and a caliber .45 pistol with three live ammunition on Friday (July 28).

Col. Relly B. Arnedo, Bulacan provincial director identified the drug suspects as Michael Medalla. 25 years old, of Binondo, Manila, and Kenneth Dela Cruz, 31, from Brgy. Poblacion, Norzagaray.

Moreover, the Station Drug Enforcement Units (SDEUs) of Meycauayan, Malolos, and Hagonoy PS apprehended six drug peddlers and confiscated 22 sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated SDP value of P39,000, along with marked money.

Additionally, two more individuals were arrested in a drug bust operation in Tabang, Plaridel, where seven sachets of suspected dried marijuana leaves with an estimated SDP value of 6,000 and marked money were confiscated.

All arrested individuals and the confiscated pieces of evidence were taken to the Bulacan Provincial Forensic Unit (PFU) for appropriate examination.

Criminal complaints for violations of R.A. 9165 against the suspects are being prepared for filing in court.

The Bulacan police force is showing unwavering determination in their relentless pursuit of all types of criminal activity, following the directive of PRO3 Regional Director Brig. Gen. Jose S. Hidalgo Jr., to ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice. (UnliNews Online)

Manny D. Balbin
Manny D. Balbin
Emmanuel "Manny" Dineros Balbin, founder and editor-in-chief of UNLINEWS ONLINE and UNLINEWS Digital Newspaper, is a former seminarian of Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) in Notre Dame University Seminary in Cotabato City. Graduated college with Philosophy and Political Science courses at the University of Santo Tomas, Legazpi City. A former Journal Group of Publication (People's Journal, People's Tonight, Taliba & Women's Journal) staffer for 17 years. Before, he simultaneously contributed news articles to 3 local newspapers in Bulacan (NewsCore, MetroNews & NewsWatcher). He is the founder and the former editor-in-chief of RONDA Balita, both in weekly newspaper and online news. A former Kabayan provincial reporter, 2010 Bulacan election correspondent by Rappler and presently, a stringer of Philippine News Agency (PNA) Bulacan.


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