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Drug den operator, 4 others nabbed in Subic raid

SUBIC, ZAMBALES — Five individuals were arrested inside a makeshift drug den following an entrapment operation in Purok 6B, Barangay Calapacuan on Saturday.

Authorities identified the suspects as high value target and drug den maintainer John Vincent Arizo, alias Jhana, 29, of P-6B, Bgy. Calapacuan, Subic, Zambales; Roel Arman Habal, 18, of P-3C, Bgy. Calapacuan; Michael Buela, 40, of P-3C, Brgy. Calapacuan; Marvin Talosig, 28, of P-3C, Brgy. Calapacuan; and Kevin Matawaran, 27, of Brgy. Calapandayan.

The suspects yielded six plastic sachets containing at least 15.2 grams valued at P104,880, assorted drug paraphernalia; and the buy-bust money.

The operation was jointly conducted by operatives led by PDEA Zambales and the local police.

Cases for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against the arrested suspects.