7 drug personalities nabbed in Bulacan drug den raid

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — Agents of the Central Luzon Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-3 (PDEA 3) arrested a notorious drug dealer and six others inside a drug den in Marilao, Bulacan.

PDEA 3 Regional Director Emerson Margate on Monday identified the suspects as Edilberto Clemente, 39, a drug den maintainer and included in the PDEA drug target list; Aizy Villareal, 23; Eric Dela Cruz,41; Vilmar Maniego, 30; Milky Joy Principe, 29; Russel Derrick de Jesus, 29; and Candy Ruth Dollesin, 24; all residents of Barangay Abangan Norte, Marilao, Bulacan.

Margate said a poseur buyer and Clemente agreed to meet in the latter’s drug den located at Unit 19 Beverly Place Suite, Barangay Abangan Norte and when the authorities arrived, the suspects were having a drug session.

Confiscated from the suspects were 25 plastic sachets containing “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) weighing 50.53 grams with an estimated street value of PHP230,000; various drug paraphernalia and the marked money used in the operation.

The suspects are now detained in the PDEA Jail Facility in Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga. PNA-northboundasia.com