Shabu worth over P400,000 seized in Legazpi, Naga buy-busts
LEGAZPI CITY – Anti-narcotics operatives seized P453,600 worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) from five suspected illegal drug pushers in separate anti-drugs operations in the cities of Legazpi and Naga, a police report said on Friday.
Arrested on Thursday were Christian Tan, Jhoper Blanca, and Eloxor Blanca, all residents of Barangay (village) Peñaranda in this city.
Chief Inspector Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said operatives implemented a search warrant at the suspects’ houses at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
The operation at Tan’s house yielded 25 grams of suspected shabu contained in eight sachets with a street value of P183,600, while the raid at Blanca’s residence led to the discovery of 11 sachets also containing 25 grams of suspected shabu worth P170,000 with several drug paraphernalia.
In Naga City, Dennis Chiu, 37, a restaurant owner and resident of Barangay Concepcion Pequeña, and Jeric Buñag, 41, of Barangay Triangulo, were arrested on Friday in separate drug buy-bust operations, Calubaquib said.
Police caught Chiu selling suspected shabu worth P100,000 at 12:24 a.m.
Buñag was arrested while selling a sachet containing suspected shabu to a police poseur buyer in Barangay Triangulo at 3:54 a.m.
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