Police nab two suspected drug dealers in Mandaue City

By: Norman V. Mendoza - CDN Digital | April 03,2020 - 01:54 PM

Two suspected drug dealers are arrested by police officers in a drug operation in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City on Friday dawn, April 3, 2020. CDN Digital photo | Norman Mendoza

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Two suspected drug dealers were nabbed by the police in a drug buy-bust operation past 2 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020, in Barangay Tipolo here.

The elements of Basak Police Station, led by Police Major James Conaco, conducted the drug operation as a follow-up to a previous operation.

This resulted to the arrest of the suspects identified as Arvin Ceniza, 38, and Nelson Basubas, 40, both from Barangay Tipolo.

Police recovered from the suspects an estimated 5 grams of suspected shabu (crystal meth) worth P34,000 based on the Dangerous Drug Board (DDB) value.

The suspects were also found to have no Home Quarantine Pass, which is a violation to the enhanced community quarantine protocols.

Both are temporarily detained at the Basak Police Station pending the filing of appropriate charges. /bmjo


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