P27 million shabu seized in Bohol

P27 million shabu seized in Bohol

A COUPLE yielded more than four kilos of alleged shabu worth over P27 million during a buy-bust in Purok 7, Barangay Mansasa, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, at 10:56 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.

The anti-illegal drug operation was carried out by the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit and the Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) of the Bohol Police Provincial Office (BPPO) under the supervision of PIU chief Lieutenant Colonel Joemar Pomarejos, which led to the arrest of Peter John Cuadra alias Johny, 24, and Mary Ann Miano, 19, his live-in partner.

Seized from the suspects were large packs of suspected shabu totaling 4,030 grams and worth P27,404,000.

Lieutenant Colonel Norman Nuez, the information officer of BPPO, claimed that the pair was paid P50,000 for every kilogram of illegal substances they were able to get rid of.

The police are still trying to identify Cuadra’s drug supplier.

Prior to the Bohol drug bust, the authorities also confiscated 705 grams of alleged shabu worth around P4.7 million during a buy-bust at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Villalon Drive, Barangay Capitol Site, Cebu City.

Police identified the suspect as Niel Michael Espina alias Mike, 29, from Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Gutlang, Argao town. (AYB, TPT)

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