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Laguna cops nab 7 drug suspects in buy-bust operations

STA. CRUZ, Laguna — Seven suspected illegal drug pushers, three of them women, were rounded up by anti-illegal drug law enforcers in separate drug buy-bust operations in two villages in Sta. Rosa City and Calamba City, respectively.
In a police report on Wednesday, Laguna provincial police acting director Senior Superintendent Joel C. Pernito said two suspects were nabbed at Southville IV in Caingin village in Santa Rosa City.
Pernito said Sta. Rosa City operatives led by police station chief, Superintendent Giovanni Martinez arrested Marilou Clete Odo, 50, transport "barker" and pedicab driver Arnold Adoptante Gatdula, 45 both Southville IV villagers.
The two suspects conspired to sell a heat sealed transparent plastic sachet of shabu to an undercover cop acting as poseur buyer.
Operatives recovered from suspect Gatdula three hundred peso bills as marked money and four heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of shabu.
The arresting officers also confiscated illegal drugs weighing 0.58 grams valued at P1,200 in the presence of an NPS and media representatives and a barangay official during the operation.
The five other suspects were arrested by law enforcers in Sitio Ilaya, Purok 7 in Parian village, Calamba City by a joint team of city police operatives and Philippine Drug Enforcement Authority (PDEA) agents.
Calamba City police acting chief, Superintendent Albert D. Tapulao identified the five suspected illegal drug pushers all residents of Parian village as Jocelyn Basilisa Necerio, 48 alias "Intsik"; Jay-Ar Aguirre Gelilio, 22; Teodoro Pastor Orza, 18; Ryan Ronquillo Caballero, 25; and Mary Ann Almazan Tolentino, 28.
The law enforcers also confiscated five small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of shabu worth P8,000; three improvised aluminum tooters; two aluminum strips with residue of shabu; a disposable lighter and two hundred peso bills as marked money.
The seven suspects were booked for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs law and were turned over together with the confiscated drugs and paraphernalia for drug tests and laboratory examinations to the PNP Regional Crime Laboratory Office 4-A (Calabarzon) in Camp Vicente Lim, Calamba City. (PNA)

Last Modified: 2021-Jul-22 19.33.20 UTC+0800