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Drug suspect arrested in Marikina

Neil Alcober



Police arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly selling shabu, and for yielding more than P180,000 worth of the illegal drugs during Monday evening’s buy-bust operation in Barangay Concepcion Dos, Marikina City.

Marikina police chief Col. Restituto Arcangel identified the suspect as Alvin Moore Velasco, a resident of Barangay Malanday, also in Marikina City.

Authorities said a police poseur buyer was able to buy a sachet of suspected shabu from the suspect that resulted to his arrest infront of Marikina Hotel along Pio Del Pilar Street, Barangay Concepcion Dos at about 11:45 p.m.

Seized during the operation were four sachets of suspected shabu weighing more or less 27 grams with estimated street value of P183,600, one pack of cigarette, red Hyundai Eon, P4,000 boodle money and P1,000 buy-bust money.

Velasco will be charged for violating Sections 5 and 11 of Article II of the Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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