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Septuagenarian, 2 others arrested in drug den raid 


Pieces of evidence confiscated from the suspects. Photo by Johnny R. Reblando


OLONGAPO CITY – Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Luzon office swooped down a suspected makeshift drug den and arrested three suspects during in a drug sting in Barangay Gordon Heights here Sunday night.

Police identified the arrested suspects as Merlinda Cabatingan Y Dela Torre, 72, and Ramil Marcelino Y Ramos, 36, both of Cell 1, Gordon Heights; and Anthony Sumeguin Y Abarondo, 42, of 35 Woodhouse, Gordon Heights.

Confiscated from the suspects were five heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing some 13 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of P89,700, assorted drug paraphernalia, and the P500 bill buy-bust money.

All the suspects now face charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.



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