Tuesday, May 16, 2017

An Ex-PBA Player "Dorian Peña" Was Arrested in a Buy-Bust-Operation of the Cops in Mandaluyong!


It’s no secret that some athletes use drugs in order to enhance their performance and ability to be stronger in their fields, whether it be basketball and baseball.

It’s no secret that some athletes use drugs in order to enhance their performance and ability to be stronger in their fields, whether it be basketball and baseball.

In former PBA player Dorian Peña’s case, he was caught by the authorities for possession of “shabu” (Methamphetamine more commonly known as crystal meth) and other drug paraphernalia.

Rappler reported that Dorian Peña was arrested in a drug entrapment operation on May 10, Wednesday. He was found in an alleged drug den in Merryland Village located in Mandaluyong.

Dorian Peña was caught with two other suspects, namely Ledy Mea Vilchez and Jose Paulo Ampeso. All of them were charged with violating the Section 7 and Section 15 of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act or the Republic Act No. 9165.  Peña, along with the two suspects, tested “positive” for the use of “shabu” by the National Bureau of Investigion.

Dorian Peña was a PBA player for different squads in the Philippines’ professional league. He played for San Miguel and won four championships for the team. Apart from that, Dorian Peña also played for the GlobalPort Batang Pier before he was waived at the start of this year’s PBA season.


Peña underwent the inquest proceedings required by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on May 11, Thursday. ABS-CBN News reported that the NBI Task Force on Illegal Drugs has already filed a complaint against the ex-PBA player.

Dorian Peña was specifically charged with selling dangerous drugs, maintaining a drug den, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of apparatus and other paraphernalia, use of dangerous drugs, and conspiracy. However, the source wasn’t able to cite the nature of  the conspiracy Peña was involved in.

Dorian Peña was a Filipino-American basketball player who was nicknamed “Junkyard Dawg” for his consistent plays of put backs and offensive rebounds in basketball games.

Peña was also part of the Mythical Five member in the PBA’s 2004-2005 season. He was with the Beermen for twelve seasons and was traded to the Barako Bull Energy with Dondon Hontiveros, Paul Artadi, and Danny Seigle.

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