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Police nab 4 drug pushers in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY --- At least four alleged illegal drug peddlers were nabbed on Monday (Oct. 19) night in separate drug stings in Albay, a police report said.

Capt. Dexter Panganiban, Albay police spokesperson, said the drug operation yielded several sachets of suspected shabu (crystal meth).

In Tabaco City, Rosauro Brizuela, 60, No. 6 in the city drug watch list, and Luisa Garcia, 51, a high-value target (HVT), both residents of Barangay Cobo, were arrested while selling shabu to an undercover agent in the same village at around 8:15 PM.

The suspects yielded three sachets of shabu (a medium-size and two small sachets).

In Malinao town, Jessie Oliveros, 22, alias Mongay of Barangay Labnig was arrested with five sachets of shabu at a drug operation in the same village at around 9:45 PM.

In Pioduran, anti-narcotics operatives collared Junel Pertiz, 33, of Barangay La Medalla.

In a drug operation in the said village at around 8:15 PM, the suspect was caught selling shabu and police seized from him three sachets of shabu.

All arrested were placed under police custody and are facing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Anti-Drug Act or RA 9165.

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