TACLOBAN CITY- Element of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in the region has arrested two women and a man in separate buy-bust operations in this city which resulted in the seizure of more than P187,000 worth of suspected shabu.
Arrested were Lea Zeta,19 and a resident of Barangay 36, Sabang district; Dana Molina,33 of Brgy.87 of Manlurip, San Jose district, and Rustan Jake de los Santos,24 of Brgy.84, also of San Jose district.
In a report by PDEA Regional Director Edgar Jubay, it was learned that Zeta was arrested by the anti-narcotics agents at their village at about 5:30 pm on Wednesday (June 13) which resulted in the confiscation of five sachets of alleged shabu weighing 21.5 grams with a street value of P146,200.
Molina and de los Santos were arrested in a separate buy-bust operation on Thursday (June 14) in Brgy.83 at about 9:35 pm.
Seized from the two suspects were three sachets of suspected shabu weighing 6.05 grams with a market value of P41,140.
In all, the PDEA agents seized from the three shabu with street value of P187,340 weighing in all 27.55 grams.
The three suspects are now detained at the Tacloban city lock-up jail facility and charged for selling and possession of prohibited drugs. (PR)