2 busted for shabu

September 13, 2022

Authorities arrested two men including a teenager in a buy-bust operation in Navotas City, Sunday night.

It was at 7:55 pm when the said operation was carried out along Tanigue Extension St., Barangay North Bay Boulevard South, Dagat-Dagatan.

The suspects were identified as Nash Lorenz De Castro, 18, of Barangay San Roque, Navotas, and John Michael Dematera, 35, of Barangay Sipac Almacen, Navotas.

Confiscated from the suspects were four heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and a P500 bill used as buy-bust money.

The confiscated shabu weighs 11 grams with street value of P74,800.

The two are now facing charges of Section 5, Section 5 (delivery) and Section 11 (Illegal Possession of Dangerous Drugs) under Art II of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.

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