2 held, yield P2.6M shabu

TWO more suspected big-time drug trafficking personalities in Central Visayas were arrested by the local police in separate buy-bust operations in Cebu City on Tuesday night and early morning Wednesday, Police Regional Office 7 director, Brigadier General Debold M. Sinas said yesterday.

The official identified the two as Harold Vanzuela, a 19-year old resident of Balaga Street in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City and Norly Mie Vargas, an 18-year old ‘high-value drug target’ residing in Osmeña Drive, Tres de Abril Street, also in Bgy. Labangon.

Over P2.6 million worth of shabu were seized by the police.

Sinas said Vanzuela was arrested during a sting in N. Bacalso Avenue in Bgy. Kinasang-an, Pardo, Cebu City  at 3:20 a.m. yesterday. The operation conducted by members of the Cebu City Police Office and Pardo Police Station with the assistance of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency led in the recovery of five plastic sachets containing 215 grams of shabu worth P1.462 million and the boodle money topped by a marked P500 bill.