Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Two (2) suspected drug peddlers were arrested by operatives of Mabalacat City police during a buy bust operation early Tuesday morning (January 5) in Brgy Dapdap, Mabalacat City.
PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON identified the arrested persons as BUDDY MANIAGO y Deang @BUDZ, listed in the Data Base of Illegal Drug Personalities, 27 years old, painter and JOHN ABAINZA y Evaristo @JOHN, also listed in the Data Base of Illegal Drug Personalities, 19 years old, jobless, both residents of Madapdap Resettlement Center Center Brgy. Dapdap Mabalacat City, Pampanga.
Mabalacat Chief of Police PLTCOL ROSSEL CEJAS said that the duo were arrested during an anti-illegal drug operation (buy bust) along corner 38 St., Madapdap Resettlement Center Brgy. Dapdap Mabalacat City Pampanga.
Seized from their possessions were: Three (3) pcs heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be SHABU weighing approximately 26grams with estimated street value of Php. 176, 800.00 and Php 1000 marked money.
Appropriate charges for violation of Section 5 & 11, Art. II of RA 9165 are being readied for filing in court against the suspects.
“As we continue to wage our unremitting fight against illegal drugs, more operations are being launched and we will not stop until Region 3 is drug-free,” PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON remarked. (PIO-3)