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P325k worth ‘shabu’ seized in Albay buy-bust

/ 08:06 AM November 22, 2016

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—At least P325,000 worth of “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) was confiscated in a buy-bust operation in Oas town in Albay, Monday afternoon.

Chief Inspector Arthur Gomez, information officer of Albay police said in a report that Ronielo Obredo, aka “Bro,” 50, municipal guard of Nabua town in Camarines Sur and Reymond Broqueza, aka “Temon,” 36, a tricycle driver, were arrested through the joint operation of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Bicol and the Oas Municipal Police in Barangay (village) Rizal around 3:30 p.m.

Authorities found one large transparent plastic sachet of shabu weighing 61 grams in the possession of the suspects.

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Suspects are now under the custody of PDEA for violation of Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.

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TAGS: Albay, Drugs, Legazpi, Oas, Reymond Broqueza, Ronielo Obredo, shabu
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