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P6.8-M ‘shabu’ seized in Quezon City buy-bust

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 03:25 PM May 09, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Some P6.8 million worth of shabu (crystal meth) were confiscated from a 23-year-old suspect during a buy-bust operation in Quezon City, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said Saturday.

NCRPO in a report identified the suspect as Jose John Colinares, alias “John,” a resident of Macabebe, Pampanga.

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Members of Quezon City Police District’s Cubao Police Station led the buy-bust operation against Colinares along Aurora Boulevard near corner Cambridge Street in Barangay E. Rodriguez, Cubao, at 8 p.m. Friday, according to NCRPO.

Colinares was apprehended after he sold P1,000 worth of shabu to an undercover law enforcer.

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Also seized from the suspect during the drug sting were paper bags, 10 pieces of fake P1,000-bill, a cellphone, and the P1,000-marked money, NCRPO also said.

Colinares is detained at the Cubao Police Station while a case for violation of Article 5 of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 or selling of illegal drugs will be prepared against him, it added.

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