5 Bicol drug suspects busted, over P200,000 shabu seized | Inquirer News

5 Bicol drug suspects busted, over P200,000 shabu seized

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LEGAZPI CITY – Police arrested five drug suspects who yielded more than P212,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) in separate buy-bust operations in the Bicol region early Saturday.

In Camarines Sur, Antonio Abias, 44, was arrested in Barangay (village) Calauag in Naga City at around 2:20 a.m.

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Police Senior Master Sergeant Tobias Bongon, Naga City police spokesperson, said operatives recovered 20 grams of shabu worth around P136,000 and a loaded  .38 caliber gun from the suspect.

In Nabua town, David Pornillos, 61, was also arrested in an operation in Barangay Lourdes Young at around 1:45 a.m.

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Police Colonel Julius Caesar Domingo, Camarines Sur police chief, said that they confiscated seven grams of shabu worth some P47,600 and a folded paper containing a gram of suspected dried leaves of marijuana.

In Polangui town in Albay, Edward Sañosa, 22, was arrested for selling 1.35 grams of shabu worth an estimated P9,180 in Barangay Centro Occidental at around 2:40 a.m.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of Bicol police, said in a report that Sañosa was tagged as a street-level drug peddler.

In Tabaco City, Ryan Rances was also arrested in Barangay Baranghawon at around 12:01 a.m.

Calubaquib said a plastic sachet of shabu worth P6,256 was confiscated from Rances.

In Daet, Camarines Norte, Raymond Dionicio, 26, sold five sachets or two grams of shabu worth P13,600 to an undercover agent in Barangay V at around 2:40 a.m.

The suspects are facing a formal complaint for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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