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Drug trafficker nabbed in Pasig sting

June 21, 2023 Arlene Rivera 183 views

EASTERN Police District (EPD) arrested a High Value Individual (HVI) and seized nearly P500,000 worth of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation inside a fastfood chain Tuesday in Pasig City.

EPD-District Drug Enforcement Unit (DDEU) chief Major Darwin Guerrero identified the suspect as Adrian Dela Cruz, 25, and Bgy Sta Ana Kaliwa, Pateros City. Dela Cruz was included in the list of HVI on illegal drugs.

According to DDEU, the suspect had been under surveillance for several weeks before his arrest.

Guerrero said the suspect was arrested inside a fast food chain in Bgy. San Joaquin at around 6:30 pm. Seized from the suspect were four pieces of transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 70 grams with an estimated street value of 476,000.

Police said the suspect was a known supplier of illegal drugs in Pateros and Pasig.