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2 yield P100-K shabu in buy-bust


The recovered items from the suspectsPhoto by Johnny R. Reblando

SUBIC, Zambales   Two suspected drug pushers yielded some P100,000 worth of shabu after their arrest by operatives of Subic PNP drugs  enforcement unit and Zambales 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company in a buybust operation along the National Highway, Barangay Mangan-Vaca of this town.

Subic police chief Capt. Rolando Ballon identified the suspects as Jeffrey Morante y Garcia alias Joey, 45, andArman Mendoza y Cruz, 24both of Purok 3, Barangay Del Pilar, Castillejos town. Morante is in the drug watchlist of the Castilllejos police.

Police report said that at about 10:15 p.m. on August 29, the suspects were arrested selling a sachet of shabu worth P500 to a police poseurbuyer.

Recovered from the suspects were the sachet of shabu in the buy-bust, the P500 marked money, four other sachets of shabu weighing about 50 grams with an estimated value of P110,000, one plastic container, one P100 bill, (Php100.00), an a metallic gray Toyota Vios bearing license plate number CAT-7401.

The suspects are now detained at Subic PNP detention cell facing charges for violation of Section 5 and 11, Article ll of RA 9165


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