Quezon ‘most wanted’ yields P1-M ‘shabu’

LUCENA CITY –– Police confiscated P1 million worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) from a wanted criminal they arrested in Lopez town in Quezon province on Thursday, a police report said Friday.

Colonel Ramil Montilla, Quezon police director, said policemen collared Marlon Rocela, 27, in an operation in Barangay Villa Hermosa about 5:40 a.m.


Police seized from the suspect three plastic sachets of shabu weighing 150 grams worth P1 million in the street market.

Authorities also confiscated a loaded caliber-45 pistol from the suspect.


Police tagged the suspect as number one in the list of “high-value target” by the provincial police.

The suspect is also wanted for the crime of murder since last year with no bail recommended. /lb

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