ANGELES CITY, Pampanga - Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Central Luzon have arrested eight drug suspects, including a Malaysian national, in an entrapment operation in Barangay Sto. Nino, Balibago, this city on Thursday night.
In a report on Friday, PDEA-Central Luzon Regional Director Bryan Babang identified the arrested suspects as Stephanie Emaas, Jordan Dela Cruz, Milanio Leyva, Edmundo Monzor, Mark Anthony Pasukin, Jonel Salvador, Aurelio Naigui, and Malaysian national Misa Asen.
Babang said the operation was conducted after authorities received information from a concerned citizen.
He said the entrapment operation yielded some 15 grams of shabu with an estimated street price of PHP102,000, assorted drug paraphernalia and the buy-bust money.
Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, will be filed against the arrested suspects. (PNA)