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PDEA nabs 3, seizes P115K worth of shabu in Mabalacat drug sting

MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga — Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region III (PDEA-3) arrested three drug suspects and confiscated some P115,600.00 worth of shabu following a buy-bust operation around 8:33 p.m. in Barangay Dapdap on Saturday (Aug. 19).

PDEA team leader identified the apprehended suspects as Mary Jane Dela Cruz y Buenafe, 49 years old, resident of Brgy. Dapdap, Mabalacat City; Albert Ocampo y Madrid, 37, resident of Brgy. Dapdap, Mabalacat City; and Joshua Torres y De Vera, 24, resident of Brgy. Sta Lucia, Magalang, Pampanga.

The operation yielded four pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets and one opened transparent plastic sachet containing more or less 17 grams of shabu, assorted drug paraphernalia; and the buy-bust money.

Recovered illegal substances will be forwarded to PDEA Laboratory Section for forensic examination.

Apprehended suspects will be facing cases for violation of the anti-drug law (R.A 9165). (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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