5 arrested for P1.3M shabu in Meycauayan

Camp Gen Alejo S. Santos, City of Malolos, Bulacan — The City of Meycauayan Police Station arrested five individuals for illegal possession of suspected illegal drugs in Barangay Iba, Meycauayan City on Sunday.
Bulacan Police Provincial Office (PPO) director Col. Relly Arnedo said in his report that an anti-illegal drug operation was conducted by the Meycauayan City Police Station together with SOU 3, PNP Drug Enforcement Group resulted in the successful arrest of five drug peddlers that transpired at around 4:39 in the morning of May 19, 2024.

Confiscated from the arrested suspects were four pieces of small, heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets, six pieces of large transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, weighing more or less 205 grams, with a standard drug price of one million three hundred ninety-four thousand pesos (Php 1,394,000.00), and buy-bust money.

The arrested suspects and the confiscated evidence were brought to the Bulacan Provincial Forensic Unit for appropriate examination, while appropriate criminal complaints for violations of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of Republic Act No. 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, have been prepared against the suspects for filing in court.