2 HVTs held, yield P5M cocaine in Quezon

March 21, 2020

REAL, Quezon --- Police operatives on Friday arrested two drug suspects considered as High Value Targets (HVTs) and seized suspected cocaine and shabu in a drug buy- bust operation at Purok Gumamela, Bgy. Poblacion Uno, in this coastal town.

Quezon police director, Col. Audie Madrideo identified the nabbed suspects as John Paul Astoveza, 22, and Mark Aljon Buendicho, 26, both residents of Bgy. Minahan Sur, General Nakar, Quezon.

Madrideo said the suspects were caught red-handed with 990 grams of suspected cocaine worth P5, 247, 000 and 0.16 grams of suspected shabu worth P1,088 and marked money.

After being held for selling suspected shabu, Madrideo said the policemen frisked the suspects and inspected their back pack resulting in the seizure of suspected cocaine wrapped in a brown paper and plastic.

Physical inventory and marking of  seized evidence were conducted in the presence of the suspects and witnessed by barangay officials.