3 nabbed for drugs

Sun.Star Pampanga - - TOPSTORIES! - BY PRINCESS CLEA ARCELLAZ Sun.Star Staff Re­porter

CITY OF SAN FER­NANDO El­e­ments of the Pam­panga Provin­cial Drug En­force­ment Unit (PDEU) re­cently ar­rested three per­son­al­i­ties for their al­leged in­volve­ment in il­le­gal drugs in anti-il­le­gal drug op­er­a­tions launched in this city.

The sus­pects iden­ti­fied as Ar­nelon Gal­lamos Nu­goy, 35, Jer­son Dum­lao Cas­tro, 40, Ar­cel Sibug Cas­tro, 33, were ar­rested dur­ing the buy-bust op­er­a­tion con­ducted by au­thor­i­ties in Barangay Sto. Niño here.

The three sus­pects were al­ready sub­jects of strict sur­veil­lance and mon­i­tor­ing of PDEU due to their in­volve­ment in the pro­lif­er­a­tion of il­le­gal drugs in the province, par­tic­u­larly in this cap­i­tal city, said. Se­nior Su­per­int­e­dent Mark Ubaub who led the op­er­a­tion.

Con­fis­cated from the sus­pects dur­ing their ar­rest were 20 sa­chets of sus­pected metham­phetamine hy­drochlo­ride (shabu), a sa­chet of dried mar­i­juana leaves, var­i­ous drug para­pher­na­lia and the P500 marked money used in the op­er­a­tion.

The sus­pects are now charged with cases for vi­o­la­tion of Sec­tion 5, 11 and 15 of RA 9165 or the Com­pre­hen­sive Dan­ger­ous Drugs Act for sell­ing, and their pos­ses­sion and use of il­le­gal drugs.

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