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PDEA-3 busts 3 drug dens, nabs 17 suspects

ANGELES CITY – Operatives under the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region 3 (PDEA-3) dismantled two drug dens here and one in Bulacan, and arrested 17 suspects.

The anti-illegal drugs operations resulted in the confiscation of some P319,600 worth of shabu.

In this city, two drug dens in Barangay Malabanias were discovered and shut down during two separate buy-bust operations that resulted in the seizure of P238,000 worth of shabu and the arrest of 10 suspects.

They include Raquel Gachalan, 29; Maria Carmen Asistio, 35; Glen Per Garcia, 23; Lante Aquino, 57; Joram Tagunsod y Silaga, 30; Bryan Harris, 39, a foreigner; Lewis King Collins, 39, also a foreign national; Rockzen Aquino, 22; Mary Biong Deladia, 28; and Manolo Bermdy, 29.

In Marilao, Bulacan, PDEA operatives raided a drug den in Bgy. Lambakin and arrested Carmelita Sto. Domingo, 61; Mary Ann Adusada, 42; a 14-year-old boy; Romeo Morales, 56; Jobeth Fulgar, 28; Kimton Fernandez, 29; and Redentor Macaraig.

The operation yielded P81,600 worth of shabu.

Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 were being prepared against the arrested suspects.