Drug sting in Zamboanga city nets mol102k worth of suspected illegal drugs


On January 26, 2023 at around 9:30 PM, operatives of PDEA RO IX Zamboanga City Office and City Drug Enforcement Unit 9 conducted a buy-bust operation at Barangay Tugbungan, Zamboanga City which resulted in the dismantling of drug den, the arrest of four drug personalities, and confiscation of more or less Php 102, 000 worth of illegal drugs.

Arrested personalities during the operation were identified as Roger S Baghari, Laurel A Lasola, Bert Marquez, and Jeremy Aroy.

Confiscated from the suspects were five pieces heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing crystalline substance believed to be shabu weighing more or less 15 grams worth Php 102, 000.00, two (2) pieces open-ended transparent plastic sachets, one (1) genuine five hundred peso bill utilized as buy-bust money, and several drug paraphernalia.

The suspects will be facing charges in court for violations of Article II of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

(Source: PDEA Regional Office IX Facebook page)


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