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Anti-narcotics agency seizes P170, 000 worth of drugs

by on Nov.24, 2010, under Breaking News, General

Separate operations by the regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) have led to the arrest to three suspects and the confiscation of P170, 000 worth of Marijuana and shabu. In the first operation it is arrested alleged drug pusher know as Constancia was arrested again by PDEA agent in buy-bust operation. The suspect together with alleged drug pusher tried to sell a sachet of shabu to a PDEA agent posing as buyer at SM Baguio’s food court. After they were cornered the suspect and her companion were frisked by PDEA agents, who recovered four more sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu. According to the PDEA the total of around three grams, which amounts to an approximate street cost of P42, 000. Meanwhile P 128, 750 worth of marijuana was confiscated by the PDEA before it could find its way into the market. Dried marijuana fruiting tops in three cylindrical forms and a large block form were confiscated from alleged pusher during the buy-bust operation at Rizal Park on the same day. The suspects were immediately apprehended by PDEA agents after delivered the contraband to an agent posing as buyer.

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