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5 drug suspects yield over P1.3 million shabu in Meycauayan City

CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan — Five alleged drug traders were arrested while P1,394,000 million worth of shabu were seized during an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Iba, Meycauayan City on Sunday (May 19).

Based on a report from Col. Relly B. Arnedo, Bulacan provincial director released on Monday (May 20) stated that the drug operation was conducted by Meycauayan City police with PNP Drug Enforcement Group resulted in the successful arrest of five drug peddlers that transpired at around 4:39 in the morning.

Anti-illegal drug operatives of Meycauayan City police confiscates four pieces of small, heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets, six pieces of large transparent plastic sachets containing shabu, weighing more or less 205 grams, with a standard drug price of P1,394,000.00 and buy-bust money in Barangay Iba, Meycauayan City on Sunday (May 19, 2024). (Photo courtesy of Bul PPO)

According to Arnedo from his statement, confiscated from the suspects were four pieces of small, heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets, six pieces of large transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, weighing more or less 205 grams, with a standard drug price of P1,394,000.00), and buy-bust money.

“The arrested suspects and the confiscated evidence were brought to the Bulacan Provincial Forensic Unit for appropriate examination, while appropriate criminal complaints for violations of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of Republic Act No. 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, have been prepared against the suspects for filing in court,” Arnedo said.

He added the Bulacan police remains steadfast in its commitment to thwart the spread of illegal drugs within our province. Through successful operations, we underscore our unwavering resolve to safeguard our communities and intercept those who seek to peddle these harmful substances.

“Our actions demonstrate our relentless efforts in curbing drug-related activities and apprehending perpetrators, ensuring a safer environment for all,” Arnedo added. (UnliNews Online)

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Manny D. Balbin
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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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