3 suspects nabbed as drug buy-bust in Bulacan yields P4M in shabu

Randy V. Datu
Investigators say the suspects were included in the watch list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

BUY-BUST. The three suspects in a drug buy-buy-bust operation in Bulacan. Photo by Randy V. Datu

BULACAN, Phlippines –  Police arrested 3 drug suspects in a drug buy-bust operation here on Thursday evening, February 27.

Colonel Lawrence Cajile, acting provincial director of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Bulacan, identified the suspects as John Carlo Villanobos, 53, of Olongapo City; and Renie Boy Cahanding alias Badong, 32; and Ely Buenaventura, 41 from Subic, Zambales.

The suspects were arrested in Balagtas town here at around 9 pm after they were caught with more than 600 grams of shabu, worth about P4 million.

Investigators said the suspects were included in the watch list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Also seized from them were drug paraphernalia and their vehicle, believed to be used for illegal drug trade activity.

Police said the contraband – intended for delivery in Olongapo City and Zambales – came from Baclaran in Metro Manila. – Rappler.com