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Cops arrest man for peddling shabu in Oriental Mindoro

/ 08:21 AM January 18, 2022

CITY OF CALAPAN — Police arrested a man in a buy-bust operation in Socorro town in Oriental Mindoro province Monday evening, a report from the police provincial office said Tuesday.

Jonnel Leron, 21, a construction worker and resident of Barangay (village) Catiningan, was arrested at about 10:30 p.m. by combined elements from the police and the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan).

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Leron was arrested after selling a sachet of suspected shabu (crystal meth) to a poseur buyer in exchange for P500 in Sitio (sub-village) Dama de Noche, Barangay Zone 1.

Also seized from the suspect were two sachets of suspected shabu, weighing about 0.3 grams and valued at P3,000.

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The suspect is under police custody and will be facing charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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