9 arrested in Dasma drug raid

Posted at 04/02/14 3:16 PM

CAVITE -- Six men and three women were arrested in a drug raid in Dasmariñas, Cavite early Wednesday morning.

The suspects were arrested by members of the Cavite Provincial Police Office after they raided some houses in Barangay Datu Esmael.

Authorities believe that the suspects were involved in selling illegal drugs, particularly shabu. They also allegedly owned high-powered firearms.

The area is known for illegal drug trading.

Policemen reportedly found calibre .45 guns, a 9-mm pistol, M-16 and M-14 rifle bullets and a grenade during the raid.

A kilo of an illegal drug, two weighing scales, shabu and other drug paraphernalia were also confiscated by authorities. -- Eric Dastas, DZMM