Two notorious shabu pushers, who are in the top-three most wanted list of drug personalities in the province of Pangasinan fell into the hands of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) following separate entrapment operations in Urdaneta, Pangasinan on October 4, 2011.
PDEA Director General Undersecretary Jose S. Gutierrez, Jr. identified the suspects as Jonery Lambino, alias Bonsai; and Andy Quiocho, alias Bruno Pangon, Pangasinan’s Number 2 and Number 3 drug personality, respectively.
Lambino was arrested during a buy-bust operation conducted by elements of PDEA Pangasinan Special Enforcement Team (SET), with the assistance of OPLAN 101 Kill Droga in Barangay Paurido West, Urdaneta City. He yielded 24 pieces of plastic sachets containing shabu weighing 8.72 grams.
On the other hand, Quiocho was apprehended an hour and a half later in another buy-bust operation conducted by the same operating team along Cansejo Street, Barangay Poblacion, Urdaneta City. Recovered from Quiocho were six shabu sachets weighing 0.29 gram.
Both suspects are presently detained at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Urdaneta City. Appropriate cases have been filed against the two suspects. Evangeline DJ Almenario, Chief, Public Information Office, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency