Bataan cops nab 2 drug peddlers

THE stepped up anti-crime operation launched by the Bataan police resulted to the arrest of two notorious drug peddlers and the seizure of one firearm and P300,000 worth of shabu.

In a report to Bataan police director Col. Romell Velasco, members of the Dinalupihan police headed by Maj. Randy Apolonio along with 1st PMFC Bataan conducted a buy-bust in Bgy. New San Jose, Dinalupihan, which resulted to the arrest of Rogelio dela Cruz Jr., 37, of Calapacuan, Subic, Zambales; and Faisal Merillo, 30, of Sta. Rita, Olongapo City.

The two suspects yielded a .45 pistol loaded with three live bullets, two P1,000 marked money and 13 plastic sachets of shabu.

The suspects will be charged with violation of RA 9165 and RA 10591.

Velasco lauded his men in the successful operation.

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