RDEU 10

RDEU 10 Seizes Php1.3m Worth of Illegal Drugs in a Separate Buy-bust Ops

Police Regional Office 10- A total of Php1,360,000.00 worth of Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, was seized during the conduct of separate buy-bust operations in Cagayan de Oro City on September 5 and 6, 2022.

In a buy-bust operation held at Bitan-ag Creek, Brgy. 35, Cagayan de Oro City, police arrested one personality identified as Ferdinand Y. Roa, businessman, 49 years old, married, and a resident of the aforementioned place.

Confiscated during the operation were three different sizes of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu weighing more or less 100 grams with an estimated Standard Drug Price of Php680,000.00 and various drug paraphernalia.

Further, RDEU successfully arrested two personalities for violation of R.A. 9165 at Manto Drive, Macajalar, Camaman-an, Cagayan de Oro City. Police identified the suspects as Virgil O. Tabobo, a.k.a Jay R. Abello, student, 28 years old, single, and one minor, both residents of Talakag, Bukidnon and listed in the Directorate for Intelligence (DI) watch list.

Confiscated during the operation were two different sizes of heat-sealed transparent sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu weighing more or less 100 grams with an estimated Standard Drug Price of Php680,000.00, and various drug paraphernalia.

All suspects are now in custodial facility for proper disposition.
PBGEN LAWRENCE B COOP, Regional Director, lauded the operating unit for a job well done.

“I commend the operating unit for the successful conduct of the operation that led to the arrest of the said drug personalities. Let us keep our momentum towards attaining a drug-cleared community in this region. I believe that with the support of the community and other agencies, we will gradually achieve a place where peace and progress prevail. Life is beautiful kaya ‘wag nating sayangin ang ating buhay dahil lamang sa iligal na droga, sama-sama tayong sugpuin ito. Kaming mga pulis ay kasama ninyo.” RD COOP said. ###

SOURCE: RPIO PRO10

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