TWO female ‘high-value drug targets in Cavite province were arrested by the local police on Wednesday evening after they conspired to sell a kilo of shabu worth P6.8 million to an undercover officer in Rosario municipality, Cavite Police Provincial Office director, Colonel Marlon R. Santos reported yesterday.
In a report to Poplice Regional Office 4-A director, Brigadier General Vicente D. Danao Jr., the official identified the suspects as Paula Noah alias ‘Ate,’ a 39-year old former drug inmate at the Cavite Provincial Jail and Dolores Santos,44.
Santos said that the two residents of Lancaster Subdivision in Imus City are included in the unified drug watch list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency prior to their arrest in Barangay Tejeros in Rosario municipality after they conspired to sell shabu to an undercover agent.
The official said that members of the Rosario Municipal Police Station Drug Enforcement Unit, in coordination with the Cavite PDEA office conducted the entrapment operation which led in the recovery of 1.005 kilos of the so-called ‘poor man’s cocaine’ valued at P6.834 million.
Santos said that the two were immediately taken to the Rosario police lock-up facility for filing of non-bailable charges for sale and possession of dangerous drugs under Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 after being apprised of their constitutional rights by their arresting officers.
A Toyota Vios used by the two to transport the drugs was also impounded by the Rosario police, he added.
Sanso commended the Rosario police station headed by Major Joewie Lucas for their latest accomplishment in the anti-narcotics campaign in the province which netted the two ‘big fishes’ in the local drug trade.