P89M shabu seized in Las Piñas

A 25-year-old Filipina was arrested by a combined team of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)-Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group (IADITG) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Las Piñas on Wednesday, Jan. 11.

Police said the suspect, identified as Jolle Ann Cuer, was arrested around 4:00 p.m. along Lotus St., TS Cruz Subdivision, Barangay Almanza Dos, Las Piñas City.

Members of the NAIA-IADITG and PDEA received information from a regular confidential informant that a shipment coming from Micheal Olanrewaju of 33 Wale Alomo Street, Ogba Yaya Abatan, Lagos State, Ogba, Nigeria will be sent to Cuer.

The shipment, with airway bill No.14 0876 2806, was declared as eight packs of Grandma Crunchy Chinchin, a crispy snack.

Police recovered from the suspect about 13,175 grams of shabu placed inside a 44 foil pouch worth P89,590,000,00 and four foil pouches of snacks.

The confiscated shabu was immediately submitted to PDEA Laboratory Service for qualitative and quantitative examination.

Cuer was also subjected to a drug test pending the filing of charges against her for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002).