Ex-beauty contestant, man nabbed for selling party drugs in Cebu
CEBU CITY – A former Binibining Cebu candidate and a young man were arrested in separate drug busts at dawn today for allegedly selling party drugs and for possession of marijuana.
The arrest of Teri Marina Silva Colmenares aka “Tery,” 22, ended the series of operations in which she was pinpointed as the source of the party drug used in a date-rape case.
Colmenares was a candidate of the 2018 Binibining Cebu representing Carmen town.
Senior Inspector Dexter Basirgo, chief of the Guadalupe Police Precinct that conducted the operations, said the operation began on December 8 when they received a complaint from a rape victim who claimed she was molested twice by a disk jockey of a resto-bar by drugging her.
The rape suspect, following his arrest, confessed to authorities where he gets those party drugs.
The drug enforcement unit of the Guadalupe police, at dawn Saturday, then conducted a buy-bust operation and arrested the party drug source, Nicole Allan Casiño, 24, in Salinas Drive in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.
Casiño lived in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City but he is a native of Cagayan De Oro City.
Casiño, in turn, then led the police to Colmenares who was caught with high-grade marijuana disguised as fruit pops.
Colmenares was handcuffed following the buy-bust operation in Escario Street in Kamputhaw.
Basirgo said Colmenares used a fake ID and it was only after her arrest that they discovered her real identity.
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