Police nab fruit vendor who also sells shabu
LUCENA CITY — Police arrested a fruit vendor for allegedly selling “shabu” (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation here Tuesday morning.
Anti-illegal drugs operatives collared Conrad Garcia, 43, after he sold shabu to an undercover police officer at Bel-Air Subdivision in Barangay 10 at 8:45 a.m., said a report from Lt. Colonel Reydante Ariza, Lucena police chief.
The suspect yielded seven plastic sachets of shabu worth P10,440 in the street market.
Law enforcement authorities said Garcia, who is in the drug watch list, covered his illegal activities by also selling fruits.
Police tagged the suspect as one of the remaining notorious suppliers of shabu to illegal drug users in the village and nearby areas.
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