June 19, 2024

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3 HVI nabbed, P3- M shabu seized in Laguna drug bust

Camp BGen Vicente P Lim- THREE High Value Individuals were arrested and  3 million worth of suspected shabu was seized in the buy-bust operation conducted by the joint drug operatives of PRO 4A in Magano Street, Brgy. Maytalang, Lumban, Laguna, yesterday.

Based on the report, the joint drug operatives of the Laguna Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit/Provincial Intelligence,PNP Drug Enforcement Group/Special Operations Unit 4A, Regional Highway Patrol Unit 4A and Lumban Municipal Police Station conducted buy-bust operation which resulted in the arrest of said high value individuals.

The suspects were identified as alias “Fred”, 47, alias “Jim” 50, and alias “Cynthia”, 20, all are residents of Lumban, Laguna and listed as High Value Individual in Laguna PPO’s Drugs Watchlist.

Evidence recovered from the suspects were 6 pieces transparent sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 550 grams valued at Php 3,740,000.00 and drug bust money.

PRO CALABARZON Regional Director, PBGen Paul Kenneth T Lucas lauded the significant accomplishments of the Drug Enforcement Units of PRO 4A during the conduct of the buy-bust operation in Lumban, Laguna. He also directed the anti-drug units of PRO 4A to conduct thorough investigation to trace the source of illegal drugs in Lumban.

“I am grateful to our dedicated and hardworking PRO 4A drug operatives for making another milestone in our campaign against illegal drugs. This remarkable feat deserves recognition. I already directed our anti-drug units to conduct an investigation to trace the source of this enormous quantity of drugs that proliferate not only in Lumban but also in the nearby municipalities.” RD Lucas said.

The suspects will be charged for violations of Sections 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.