More than P61,000 worth of suspected illegal drugs were seized from seven drug suspects arrested in a buy-bust operation on Tuesday afternoon in Marikina City.
Nabbed in the operation were Rex Manlangit, 57; Christian Dotimas, 44; Carlo Arquio, 25; Lemuel Tabaloc, 28; John Carlo Arcilla, 24; Mark Alvin Almocera, 29; and Jerold Dacuya, 42.
Police said the suspects were arrested in the operation at No. 49, Magsaysay Street, Barangay Parang at about 3:10 p.m.
Seized from suspects possession were nine plastic sachets of suspected shabu weighing more or less nine grams with an estimated street value of P61,200, 2 pieces rolled aluminum foil and 2 strips with traces of suspected shabu, 2 pieces disposable lighters, a cellular phone (HTC), and the 500 buy-bust money.
The suspects face charges for violating Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. They are currently being detained at Marikina City Police Station custodial facility.
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