P2M worth of shabu recovered from jobless man in Mandaue

By: Norman V. Mendoza October 04,2019 - 10:14 PM

Rommel Llatona, from Barangay Pahina Central, Cebu City, is caught with P2 million worth of suspected illegal drugs in Mandaue City. CDN Digital photo | Norman Mendoza

Mandaue City, Cebu—A 23-year-old jobless man was nabbed by police with more than P2 million worth of suspected shabu in a drug operation past 6 p.m. on Friday evening October 4, 2019, in Barangay Tingub, Mandaue City.

The person was identified by police as Rommel Llatona, who is from Barangay Pahina Central, Cebu City.

The arresting team recovered six plastic packs containing white crystalline powder believed to be shabu, each weighing 50 grams, for a total of 300 grams.

Based on the Dangerous Drug Board value, the 300 grams is estimated to be worth P2,040,000 at P6,800 per gram.

The operation was conducted by the elements of the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) of Mandaue City Police Office led by Police Major Regino Maramag.

Llatona is currently detained at the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) holding cell pending the filing of appropriate charges against him. /bmjo

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: 2 million, arrested, Barangay Tingub, drugs, illegal drugs, Man, Mandaue City

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.