QUEZON CITY – Three arrested suspected drug dealers involved in the bulk distribution of illegal drugs distribution in this city and nearby towns yielded P510,000.00 worth of shabu during a buy-bust in a mall open parking lot along North Avenue, cor Edsa, Barangay Pag-asa on Tuesday night, October 10.
PDEA Central Luzon Regional Director Ismael Fajardo Jr. identified the arrested suspects as Nerissa Sarmiento, 48, from Barangay Perez and Lecil May Ladjahasan, 47, from Barangay San Francisco Kapulid, both in Bulakan town.
Arrested from Barangay Culiat, Quezon City was identified as Adih Ismael y Aklabul, 25.
Authorities recovered from them around 75 grams of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of Php 510,000.00; and the marked money used by the undercover agent.
The sting operation was jointly conducted by agents of PDEA Central Luzon, PDEA NCR and PNP counterparts.
Charges of violation of section 5 ( sale of dangerous drugs) in relation to section 26B (conspiracy to sell) of Republic Act 9165 will be filed against the arrested suspects.