drug bust

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Noun1.drug bust - seizure of illegal drugs by the policedrug bust - seizure of illegal drugs by the police
impounding, impoundment, internment, poundage - placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
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The son of Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang was nabbed in a drug bust in this city, but the father congratulated the police here for a 'job well done.'
They were slain during a drug bust conducted by the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) of City of San Jose del Monte Police in Barangay Sto.
Eleazar Matta, Laguna police director said Rolando Castillo, a suspected drug pusher, was killed in when he engaged police officers in a shootout during a drug bust in San Pablo City.
Police said Benzon Dela Paz, about 40 years old, of Balayan, Batangas, was killed during a drug bust at around 4:35 a.m., Friday in Barangay Bayudbud, Tuy town.
Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Bohol arrested two men and seized P105,000 worth of shabu in a drug bust in Barangay Taloto here on Wednesday afternoon.
BINAN CITY, Laguna- A rookie policeman, who went on absence without leave (AWOL), and believed involved in drug dealing, was shot dead in a drug bust operation at Barangay San Vicente Monday noon in this city.
Arnold Abellar, 46, was arrested in a drug bust conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Station Drug Enforcement Team (SDET) of the Calbayog City Police Station at about 8:30 p.m.
A suspected drug pusher, who sought refuge in his hometown in Puerto Galera after escaping from the San Pedro City Jail in Laguna, was killed in a drug bust in Oriental Mindoro.
A policeman and a drug suspect were killed in a drug bust operation in Barangay 84, Tacloban City at past 5 p.m.
Anti-drug operatives from the Quezon City Police District-Kamuning Police Station (PS-10) arrested the first suspect, identified as Michael Angelo Basco, 21, resident of Barangay West Crame, Quezon City following a drug bust at around 6 p.m.
A 18-year-old drug suspect was killed in a clash with policemen during a noontime drug bust on Tuesday, police said.
Police have rescued three minor children from their 63-year old father who has been using them as drug couriers following a drug bust in Busuanga town of Palawan.