Top drug personality, cohort nabbed in Urdaneta City

Top drug personality, cohort nabbed in Urdaneta City

URDANETA CITY, Philippines — A member of the notorious Andrada group and his cohort were arrested at about 4:00 p.m. Monday at Del Prado Village, Barangay Poblacion by members of the City Anti-Illegal Drug Special Operations Task Group (CAIDSOTG)/Intelligence Section of the Urdaneta City Police Stafion (UPS) in coordination with elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 1.

The suspects were identified as Alexis Cerezo, 43, a resident of Del Prado Village, and as Eric Cerezo, 35, a cook from Pangon Street in Urdaneta City.

Confiscated from their possession were three heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu and marked money of still undetermined amount, two pieces of aluminum foil strips, two disposable lighters, two pieces of plastic straw, one stainless small scissors, and one mobile phone.

Cases of illegal sale of dangerous drugs, illegal possession of dangerous drugs, and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia are now being readied against the suspects.

The suspects were arrested as a result of the intensified implementation of “Coplan Bagwis” which targets top drug personalities. PNA/