Mindanao Times

Constructi­on worker arrested for P450,000 illegal drugs

- By Rhoda Grace B. Saron

AUTHORITIE­S seized P450,000 worth of shabu from a constructi­on worker in anti-drug operation in Barangay Bago Aplaya, Talomo District on Thursday night.

Major Jason Baria, the commander of Toril Police Station, identified the suspect as Jaime Monredondo AveOPERATI­VES nido Jr., 42, single, of Purok 21, Brgy. Bago Aplaya.

Baria said a previously arrested drug pusher linked Avenido in the drug operations in Toril and Talomo districts.

The police then coordinate­d with Philippine Drug Enforcemen­t Agency in con

ducting the operation in Bago Aplaya.

During the operation at around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, operatives confiscate­d from the possession of the suspect five sachets of shabu, weighting around 15 grams with a value of P450,000.

The suspect, now under the police custody, will be facing charges for violating Republic Act No. 9165, the Comprehens­ive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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