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3 nabbed for shabu

  • Written by Itchie G. Cabayan
  • Published in Metro
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TWO women alleged to be drug pushers and a man were arrested in a buy-bust operation in separate places in Manila, the other night.

Supt. Jerry Corpuz, Manila Police District-Police Station 1 commander, said first to fall was Jocelyn Baes, 37, of 555 Peralta St., Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila. She was arrested at 7:45 p.m. during a drug operation on Peralta Street in Gagalangin, where two sachets of suspected shabu were confiscated from her.
    
Supt. Olivia Sagaysay,   MPD-Station 6 commander, meantime, reported that at 10:40 p.m., suspect Arlene Baceda, 37, of 2453 Radium St., San Andres Bukid, was nabbed with six sachets of shabu also during a buy-bust operation.
    
Meanwhile, MPD-Station 11 operatives nabbed Edgar Matedios, 20, said to be a member of the ‘Batang City Jail (BCJ)’ and residing at Gate 10, Parola Compound, Binondo, was arrested after a sachet of shabu was found on him.
    
The three are now facing appropriate charges.