PDEA-Calabarzon dismantles drug dens in Laguna, 65 persons arrested

February 15, 2016 11:25 pm 

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, Feb. 15 — Agents of the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) – Calabarzon stationed here in cooperation with the city’s police force arrested 65 drug personalities during a simultaneous implementation of search warrants in Canlalay Village, Biñan City over the weekend.

Regional Drug Enforcement Director Yogi Filemon Ruiz said that Vinard Intal, number one target of the search warrant, was arrested, along with 64 other suspects.

Upon drug examinations conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Crime Laboratory, 40 out of 65 persons arrested were found positive on illegal drugs use.

”The operations conducted had a huge impact on the anti-illegal drugs campaign due to the dismantling of drug dens in the area,” Ruiz said.

Confiscated pieces of evidence included 10 grams of "shabu" and drug paraphernalia.

Arrested persons are now under the PDEA Regional Lock Up Cell. (PNA)

LAP/ZAT/ROBERT MAICO/EDS

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