PDEA agents seize P3.4-million worth of shabu in Dumaguete

Published January 26, 2021, 12:44 PM

by Glazyl Masculino

BACOLOD CITY – About 500 grams of suspected shabu, with an estimated worth of P3.4 million, were seized by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) -Negros Oriental in a buy-bust operation in  Barangay Banilad, Dumaguete City on Monday.

The suspected shabu worth P3.4 million seized in a buy-bust at Barangay Banilad, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental Monday. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-Negros Oriental / MANILA BULLETIN)
The suspected shabu worth P3.4 million seized in a buy-bust at Barangay Banilad, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental Monday. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-Negros Oriental / MANILA BULLETIN)

Arrested was Ronald Japon, 37, of Barangay Mangnao, who was tagged as a high-value target.

Confiscated from him were six sachets of suspected shabu, sling bag, receipts of a remittance firm, driver’s license, a motorcycle, and the P100,000-marked money.

The contraband was believed to have been to the city through a courier firm.

Charges for sale and illegal possession of dangerous drugs were being readied against the suspect.

 
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