8 drug suspects fall in 2 QC busts; yield P340K value of ‘shabu’

MANILA, Philippines — Anti-narcotics operatives arrested eight suspects, which included a 17-year-old minor, in two separate buy-bust operations in Quezon Metropolis, seizing P340,000 value of crystal meth, regionally often known as “shabu.”

Quezon Metropolis Police District (QCPD) recognized the suspects within the first operation as Dennis Benig, 34; Androl Makabenta, 33; Jerome Tataro, 30; Franchesca Palermo, 28; Ronilo Cabanting, 33; and a 17-year-old male.

Police mentioned an informant tipped the situation of the suspects the place they have been arrested at about 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday alongside BIR Highway close to the nook East Ave., Barangay Central, Quezon Metropolis.

Authorities have been in a position to confiscate 4 sachets of shabu valued at P285,600, 4 mobile telephones, two bikes. The policemen additionally recovered the buy-bust cash.

In the meantime, two different suspects have been arrested in one other operation in Barangay Pasong Tamo, Quezon Metropolis. They have been recognized as John Michael Bañaga, 26; and Michael Serra, 36.

The 2 have been arrested at about 12:05 a.m. Wednesday at Bañaga’s residence after the police obtained a tip concerning the unlawful drug actions of the 2 mentioned suspects.

Confiscated from them have been 5 sachets of shabu valued at P54,400 and the buy-bust cash.

QCPD mentioned the drug suspects will probably be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Complete Harmful Medication Act of 2002.

The 17-year-old teen, alternatively, will probably be turned over to the Quezon Metropolis Social Providers Growth Division for correct intervention.


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