2 fall in Dipolog City drug bust

COMBINED police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives have arrested two people in an anti-drug operation in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, an official announced Monday, June 19.

Zamboanga del Norte Police Director Edwin Buenaventura Wagan identified the arrested suspects as Alven Eguia, 35, and Gina Eguia, 33, both residents of the village of Dos, Katipunan town.

Wagan said the suspects were arrested in a drug bust around 6:45 p.m. Saturday along Martinez Street in the village of Miputak, Dipolog City, Zamboanga Del Norte.

He said the arresting team confiscated from the suspects’ possessions were two big-size and two small-size sachets of suspected shabu, P4,000 marked money consisting of eight pieces of P500 bills, a P20 bill, three cellular phones, and an envelope.

He said the suspects were detained for filing of appropriate charges in court. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)