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QC cops nab Taguig village watchman for shabu worth over P1M

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 03:50 PM May 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Police officers arrested a village watchman from Taguig City and seized over P1 million worth of shabu during a buy-bust operation in Quezon City.

Quezon City Police District Director (QCPD) Police Brig. Gen. Ronnie Montejo on Wednesday identified the suspect as Teng Macalbog, 47, a resident of Barangay Maharlika, Taguig City.

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Montejo said they discovered Macalbog’s drug peddling activities after the QCPD Drug Enforcement (DEU) Unit received a tip from a confidential informant.

The QCPD DEU led by Major. Timothy Aniway Jr. immediately launched a buy-bust operation against the barangay official along Katipunan Avenue near C.P. Garcia Avenue in Barangay UP Campus on Tuesday night.

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An undercover police officer made the arrest after Macalbog handed him shabu (crystal meth) with a street value of P300,000.

Also seized in the bust were 150 grams of shabu with a street value of P1,020,000; a mobile phone, a motorcycle, and the marked cash used in the bust. Police estimate the street value of the seized shabu at P1,020,000 based on the computation of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) 0f a gram of shabu selling at P6,800.

Macalbog is now detained in QCPD as complaints for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are being readied against him.

/MUF
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