Anti-drug operatives seized more than P13,000 worth of shabu from five drug suspects who were arrested in a buy-bust operation inside a hotel in Quezon City yesterday.
Acting Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director, Police Colonel Ronnie S Montejo said, combined operatives of PS 7 under PLt. Col. Giovanni Hycenth Caliao and PDEA set a buy bust operation at about 2:30 a.m., inside Room 14 of Day to Day Apartelle at No. 653 along EDSA near corner Aurora Blvd., Bgy. Immaculate Concepcion that resulted in the arrest of Francis Regis, 39, of Bgy. Bago Bantay, Kristina Reyes, 26, of Sampaloc, Manila, Analie Diaz, 28, of Antipolo City, Jessa Domondon, 28, of Novaliches and Margaret Datu, 36, of Bgy. Pinagkaisahan.
Seized from the suspects were 16 sachets of shabu with estimated street value of P13,000 an opened sachet of shabu, two aluminum foil strips with traces of shabu, two disposable lighters and the buy bust money.
The suspects were charged with violation of RA 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, while the confiscated illegal drugs were turned over to the QCPD Crime Laboratory Office.