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Ex-cop, 4 others yields liquid shabu, kush in Angeles City

ANGELES CITY – Authorities seized liquid shabu and kush hybrid cannabis from a former policeman and his four companions during the dismantling of a drug den here over the weekend.

The buy bust was conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region III (PDEA3) – Pampanga Provincial Office and RSEt.

PDEA-3 Regional Director Christian Frivaldo identified the arrested suspects as Frederick Torres, 50, a former SPO2; Jay Angeles, 43; Jennifer Angeles, 37; Arlene Payacda, 40; and Rona Asebron, 19.

Seized during the sting were three vials of liquid shabu with an estimated street value of P240,000, 60 grams of supected kush worth someP240,000 and assorted paraphernalia.

The suspects are facing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Meanwhile, an unidentified man died after exchanging fire with authorities while trying to elude a checkpoint in City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, last Monday morning.

In his report to PRO3 director Brig. Gen. Valeriano De Leon, Regional Mobile Force Battalion commander Lt. Col. Fitz Macariola said elements of the 301st MC conducting a checkpoint operation in Bgy. Kaypian, San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, flagged down the suspect who was on board a motorcycle with yellow cap and face mask without helmet.

Insteas of slowing down, the suspect drew a .38 caliber revolver and fired at the RMFB3 personnel, prompting the other members of the checkpoint team to retaliate fire.

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