P5M in meth seized from 2 suspects in Quezon drug sting
LUCENA CITY—Two suspected pushers tagged by police as high-value targets were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Real town, Quezon province and yielded an estimated P5 million worth of crystal meth (shabu) on Thursday (March 20).
Operatives pounced on John Paul Astoveza, 22 and Mark Aljon Buendicho, 26, both of General Nakar town, after they sold two sachets of shabu to an uncercover police officer at the village of Poblacion Uno around 4 p.m.
Col. Audie Madrideo, Quezon police chief, said at least 990 grams of meth was seized from the two suspects, with a street value estimated at P5 million. A motorcycle was also seized.
Edited by TSB
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