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Drug den dismantled, 5 suspects arrested in Pampanga

Philippine News AgencyAugust 18, 2021

ILLEGAL DRUGS. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Pampanga and the Mabalacat City Police Station dismantled a suspected drug den that led to the arrest of five individuals in Barangay San Francisco, Mabalacat City, Pampanga on Tuesday (Aug. 17, 2021). The operation also resulted in the confiscation of PHP136,0000 worth of shabu. (Photo by PDEA Region 3)

MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Pampanga and the Mabalacat City Police Station dismantled a suspected drug den that led to the arrest of five individuals in Barangay San Francisco here on Tuesday night.

PDEA-3 Regional Director Bryan B. Babang said on Wednesday the raid also resulted in the confiscation of PHP136,0000 worth of shabu.

Babang identified the arrested suspects as Carlo Laczon, 22; Marlon Quizon, 45, Roy Pamintuan, 40; Nicomedes Mamangun, 23; and Reynaldo Quizon, 27, all residents of this city.

Confiscated during the operation were seven pieces of transparent plastic sachets containing some 20 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of PHP136,000, assorted drug paraphernalia, digital weighing scale, and marked money.

Babang said the operation will reduce drug use and distribution in the area.

Charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against the arrested suspects. (PNA)



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