LEGAZPI CITY, June 26 -- Anti-narcotics police arrested five suspects, who yielded three heat sealed plastic sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu), in a buy bust operation at a lodging house along Magsaysay Ave. in Naga City, Camarines Sur on Sunday, said a report that reached the Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO5) on Monday.
Sr. Insp. Ma. Luisa Calubaquib, PRO5 spokesperson, said one of the five suspects was nabbed in a buy bust held at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday inside the B5 Lodging House in Barangay Balatas, Naga City.
She said the lawmen composed of the Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit of Naga City Police Office (NCPO) and Station 2 of NCPO recovered two unopened sachets of "shabu", one opened sachet of "shabu" and drug paraphernalia believed used by the group in their pot session inside the lodging house.
The lawmen also recovered the PHP500 used in the buy-bust.
Calubaquib said the five suspects were identified as Princess Lucas, Franco Mesa, Ramon Garcia, Rey Earl Reyta and Leonard Casaul, all residents of Naga City.(Jorge Hallare/PNA)