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Cabanatuan big-time drug ‘peddler’ collared for P370K shabu

March 1, 2022 Steve A. Gosuico 365 views

CABANATUAN CITY – Police here nabbed a suspected big-time drug peddler during a buy-bust operation that resulted in the seizure of about P370,000 worth of shabu on Saturday.

Nueva Ecija top cop Col. Jess B. Mendez identified the arrested suspect as Rio Aberia, 43, of Bgy. Ilaya, Las Piñas City.

City police head Lt. Col. Carl Omar Fiel said the suspect was busted during an anti-illegal drug operation conducted in Purok 1, Bgy. San Juan ACCFA.

Fiel said his men from the city anti-drug enforcement unit confiscated from the suspect 16 plastic sachets of shabu weighing 54.3 grams with a street value of P370,000.

He was nabbed after selling P1,500 worth of shabu to an undercover operative.

Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 have been filed against the arrested suspect.