Central Luzon Police Seize Php544K Worth of Shabu, Arrest 4 Peddlers

Php544K Worth of Shabu
Php544K Worth of Shabu

On January 10, 2024, Central Luzon authorities achieved success in their relentless pursuit against illegal drug activities. This leads to the apprehension of four drug peddlers and the confiscation of suspected Shabu worth of Php544k. In a coordinated effort, the operations unfolded as follows:

  1. Olongapo City Operation: In Barangay Kalaklan, Olongapo City, a strategic buy-bust operation conducted at 9:55 PM resulted in the apprehension of two individuals. Operatives successfully seized 55 grams of alleged Shabu, estimated at Php374,000.
  2. Bataan Operation: Simultaneously, a joint operation involving the Orion Municipal Police Station (MPS) and the Provincial Police Drug Enforcement Unit (PPDEU) unfolded in Barangay Calungusan, Orion, Bataan, at approximately 9:30 PM. This collaborative effort led to the confiscation of 25 grams of suspected Shabu, with an estimated value of Php170,000.

The arrested individuals now face charges under the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, as authorities continue their unwavering commitment to curbing the proliferation of illegal substances in communities.

PBGEN JOSE S HIDALGO JR, the Director of PRO3, issued a stern warning to illegal drug users and traders. He emphasized the persistent use of necessary and legal strategies to eradicate illegal substances. Ensuring the safety and well-being of the communities within Central Luzon.

This successful operation serves as a testament to the dedication of law enforcement in Central Luzon to maintain peace. Safeguarding communities against the harmful impact of illegal drugs. The collaborative efforts between different units showcase the coordinated approach employed to address the complex challenge of illegal drug activities in the region. As the fight against illegal drugs continues, authorities remain resolute in employing effective strategies to ensure the security.

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Written by Ruben Licera

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