‘Drug den’ busted in Zambales town; 10 held

Zambales drug

Ten drug suspects were arrested in Subic, Zambales on Thursday when authorities led by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Central Luzon and local police busted an alleged drug den. Photo courtesy of PDEA

SUBIC, Zambales –– Authorities arrested 10 people and dismantled an alleged drug den during an anti-narcotics operation in this town on Thursday morning.

About P120,000 worth of alleged “shabu” (crystal meth) in sachets were seized during an operation in Barangay Calapacuan, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Central Luzon reported.


Christian Frivaldo, PDEA regional director, said two of the suspects were operating the drug den.

Also seized during the sting were drug paraphernalia and the buy-bust money.

The suspects will be charged with violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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