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P2 M ‘shabu’ seized from high-value target in Negros Oriental

/ 06:15 PM August 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Joint elements from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police have confiscated around P2 million worth of suspected “shabu” from an alleged high-value target in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

PDEA reported on Tuesday the arrest of Jerick Calugcugan after a buy-bust operation at about 11 p.m. on Monday in Barangay Cadawinonan.

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During the operation, authorities confiscated from the suspect two packs of suspected shabu weighing around 300 grams, boodle (cash mixed with paper cutouts) money, an improvised tooter, two lighters, a digital calculator, two empty plastic sachets, and a cellphone.

Cases for violation of the Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are being readied for filing against the suspect. /je

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TAGS: Drug war, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, PDEA, shabu
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