SUSPECTED shabu worth P513,400 were confiscated by the police and the narcotics agents in separate anti-illegal drug operations in the northern Cebu municipalities of Consolacion and Liloan.
In Consolacion town, a high value individual in the provincial level identified as Tirso Agosto Ardiente was arrested in a buy-bust conducted by the Provincial Intelligence Unit and Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit at 12:05 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, in Barangay Polpogan, Consolacion town.
Seized from Ardiente were 73 grams of alleged shabu worth P496,400.
In Liloan town, another two drug personalities identified as Kenny Earl Balverde, 25, a regional level drug target and his alleged helper Junmar Mabuting, 32, were arrested in in Sitio Tiltilan, Barangay Jubay later at 1:20 a.m.
The anti-illegal drug operation was carried out by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cebu Provincial Office.
Seized from the suspects were two sachets of suspected shabu weighing 2.5 grams and valued at P17,000, buy-bust money and a cellular phone.(With TPT)