5 persons repacking shabu arrested in Pangasinan town

URDANETA CITY — Five persons in the act of repacking shabu were arrested in Zone 1 of barangay Pinmaludpod here in a buy- bust operation conducted by the Urdaneta City police in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 1 on Wednesday.

Supt. Jeff Fanged, chief of the Urdaneta police,identified the suspects as Rey Talvo, carpenter and a resident of Zone 1 barangay Pinmaludpod, Jannele Monterop, of barangay Zone 1 Rosales, Rodolfo Valdez Jr., a resident of Brgy Nancalobasaan, Michael Servas, of Zone 1 barangay Cayambanan and Armando Fernandez, of Zone 4 barangay Pinmaludpod.

Fanged said the suspects were in the house of Talvo.

Recovered from them were 14 sachets of suspected shabu, two opened transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu residues,the marked money used, two glass tube totter, two aluminum foil strips with suspected residue of shabu, one improvised lamp, one bundle of small empty transparent plastic sachet, one stainless scissor, one small black pouch, one small color black shoulder bag, and two cellular phones.

Fanged said the suspects and the confiscated items were turned over to Urdaneta City Crime Laboratory Office for Drug Test and Laboratory Examination while suspects face charges such as Illegal Sale of Dangerous Drugs, Illegal Possession of Dangerous drugs, Illegal Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Illegal Use of Dangerous Drugs. PNA