Mabolo buy-bust nets man with P816K worth of shabu

By: Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo - CDN Digital Intern | March 03,2022 - 05:55 PM
Minglanilla bust

At least 1.8 kilos of ‘shabu’ were confiscated after police conducted a buy-bust operation that led to the arrest of a 39-year-old man in Barangay Tungkil, Minglanilla, on Sunday evening, December 5, 2021. | Photo from Minglanilla PS

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City police on Wednesday, March 2, arrested a drug personality with P816,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation at around 7:15 pm in Baranggay Mabolo, Cebu City.

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) in a press release, identified the suspect as Rhey Sypieco “Ton” Belhida, 25 years old, a resident of Sitio Lahing-lahing II, Brgy. Mabolo, Cebu City.

The suspect is now under the custody of Police Station 4.

PBGEN Roque Eduardo DP Vega, regional director of Police Regional Office (PRO-7) said authorities seized at least 210 grams of shabu with a street value of P816,000.

Vega said they were also able to confiscate a sling bag containing the P500 buy-bust money.

The suspected shabu seized from the suspect will be turned over to the PNP Forensic Unit 7 for examination.

The suspect will be facing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.     /rcg

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