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P13-M shabu seized in Quezon buy-bust, 2 drug suspects arrested

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 12:25 PM December 18, 2021

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LUCENA CITY – The local police, acting on tips from former drug users, arrested two drug suspects and seized over P13 million worth of shabu (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation here on Friday night.

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Police Colonel Joel Villanueva, Quezon police chief,  said anti-illegal drugs operatives collared Mark James Salazar, 27, and Toshimaru Dano, 29, after they sold P1,000 worth of shabu to an undercover police officer in Barangay (village) Gulang-Gulang around 7:09 p.m.

Authorities seized 17  sachets of shabu weighing 640.5 grams.

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Police tagged Salazar as a “high value individual” on its list of identified drug pushers in the province. Dano is classified as a “newly identified drug personality” or rookie in the drug trade.

The suspects were detained and will face a formal complaint for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Police are conducting further investigation to determine the source of the illegal drugs.

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