P47.6M ‘shabu’ seized in Batangas
SAN PEDRO CITY –– Police and anti-narcotics agents seized P47.6-million worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation in Sto. Tomas City, Batangas, authorities said Thursday.
Batangas police chief Colonel Rex Arvin Malimban identified the arrested suspects as Joey Liro Mordes, Lanze Ravenn Esquivel, Angelo Baynes Morales, and John Paul Villanueva Muyco.
The local police and members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-National Capital Region carried out the operation around noon on Wednesday in a parking lot of a commercial complex in Barangay San Antonio, Malimban said in a report.
Authorities found seven kilos of the alleged drugs inside the suspect’s vehicle.
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