P100,000 in meth seized during raid, arrest of Catanduanes drug suspect
LEGAZPI CITY—Police and agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Bicol seized P102,000 in shabu, or crystal meth, from a drug suspect in San Andres town, Catanduanes province on Tuesday (Jan. 19).
Suspect Junar Avila, described by authorities as a high-value target and a resident of the village of Bislig, was arrested at home by government agents serving a search warrant past 4 a.m.
Cotton Atento, PDEA Bicol spokesperson, said agents found five sachets of meth weighing 15 grams in the house.
Avila is now detained and awaiting charges to be filed in a court in Virac, the Catanduanes capital.
Edited by TSB
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