Drugs An operative frisks one of the two drug suspects, witnessed by village officials and a media representative. Photo by GEMI FORMARAN

Quezon cops nab 2 drug suspects, seize P2.5M shabu

March 30, 2023 Gemi Formaran 231 views

CANDELARIA, Quezon – Anti-narcotics operatives on Wednesday arrested two suspected drug pushers and seized more than P2,500,000 worth of illegal drugs at Barangay Masin Norte, here.

Quezon police director Col. Ledon Monte said operatives of Candelaria Police Station under Lt. Col. Dennis de Leon collared a mechanic, 42, of Bgy. San Isidro and a construction worker, 38, of Bgy. Poblacion, both in this town.

Monte said the former was included in the list of “high-value individuals” (HVI), and the laborer is a street-level individual in the illegal drug trade.

The drug sting was conducted in coordination with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Quezon.

Recovered were 14 plastic sachets of shabu weighing 123.7 grams and valued at P2,523,480 and the marked money.