22 nabbed for illegal drugs in Naga City

Posted at 02/17/2014 7:10 PM | Updated as of 02/17/2014 7:10 PM

NAGA CITY -- Twenty-two men were arrested for illegal drugs by the Philippine National Police Crime Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Peñafrancia, Naga City on Sunday.

Armed with a search warrant, authorities entered the houses of suspected drug users Danilo Espina, Randy Alegre, and Arnold Alegre.

Drug paraphernalia like lighters, aluminom foil, and sachets believed to contain shabu (crystal methamphetamine) and cash amounting to P1,280 were recovered from the houses.

They also found a trash can where other drug paraphernalia were hidden.

Some of those arrested were caught in the act of using drugs, while some were allegedly about to use or buy drugs from the other suspects.

Other suspects came from neighboring cities and went to Naga City to allegedly buy drugs.

The suspects are currently detained at the Naga City Police Office. -- report from Rona Nuñez, ABS-CBN News Bicol