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.


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.


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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