Police nab one of Mabalacat City’s notorious drug peddler
CAMP OLIVAS — A notorious drug pusher was arrested in Mabalacat City on Tuesday, December 19. Joint operatives of the Mabalacat City Police and Pampanga Drug Enforcement Unit conducted an anti-illegal drugs operation along South Daang Bakal, Barangay Dau, Mabalacat City, that resulted in the arrest of Zander Ian Lariza, alias Mayor, 34, a resident of Block-4, South Daang Bakal, Barangay Dau, Mabalacat City, Pampanga.
Lariza was ranked number 1 in the new priority target list of drug personalities of the Mabalacat City police. Recovered from his possession were seven pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) with an estimated value of P40,000, P500, and a Smith and Wesson caliber .38 revolver loaded with ammunition. Charges for violation of Section 5 and 11, Article II of Republic Act (RA) 9165 and RA 10591 are being readied against the suspect. (PR)