POLICE seized at least P1.8 million worth of suspected shabu and marijuana in separate buy-bust operations on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.

Operatives of the Toledo City Police Station and the Regional Intelligence Unit Central Visayas arrested Edgar Mahinay Ypon, 45, in Purok 1, Barangay Sto. Niño, Toledo City around 8:30 p.m.

The suspect yielded 142 grams of shabu with a standard drug price of P965,000.

He will be charged with violating Sections 5 (selling) and 11 (possession) of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Ypon is in the Cebu Police Provincial Office’s list of high-value individuals.

At 9:25 a.m., members of the Carbon Police Station in Cebu City confiscated around a kilo of marijuana leaves worth P120,000 from 27-year-old John Paul Carmelotes Labiste, alias Bogz, on El Filibusterismo St. in Barangay Ermita.

Labiste is a resident of Sitio Rotola, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City.

Operatives of the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Cebu City Police Office arrested a high-value individual on Singson St. in Barangay Guadalupe at 10:44 p.m.

They identified the suspect as Alfonso Gultiano Luna, alias Alko, a 33-year-old resident of Sitio Laguna, Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City.

Police seized 110 grams of suspected shabu with a standard drug price of P748,000 from Luna. (AYB / PJB)