Online seller arrested in Las Piñas drug buy-bust

Members of the Southern Police District-Drug Enforcement Unit (SPD-DEU) arrested an online seller and his cohort during a buy-bust operation on Thursday, Sept. 1, and confiscated from them P408,000 worth of shabu in Las Piñas.

SPD Director Col. Kirby John Brion Kraft, identified the suspects as Jerome Carillas, 28, an online seller, and Ronie Regonios, 40.

Kraft said the suspects were arrested around 5:00 a.m. along Canaynay Road, Barangay Manuyo Dos, Las Piñas.

The SPD chief said the suspects, both high value individual (HVI) and street value individual (SVI), were placed under surveillance prior to their arrest.

Kraft said members of the SPD-DEU were able to confiscate from the suspects 11 plastic sachets containing shabu weighing about 60 grams and worth P408, 000, and the P500 buy-bust money.

He said the suspects are now detained at the SPD-DEU custodial facility and will be charged for possession of illegal drugs.