Negros Oriental

Radio personality in Negros Oriental busted for drugs

Marchel P. Espina


The police say they have been monitoring the suspect for over two weeks

A radio personality in this province was arrested in a drug bust operation at Barangay Bagacay in Dumaguete City Wednesday night, November 11.

Arrested was Marlon Dela Cruz, also known as “Major Blanco,” 44, of Valencia.

During the bust, the suspect yielded 11 plastic sachets containing possible shabu worth P40,800, the P500 buy-bust money, P450 cash, a motorcycle, several drug paraphernalia, and a cellular phone, the police report showed.

Captain Michael Rubia, head of the Police Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, said they have been monitoring Dela Cruz for two weeks after they received a tip about his illegal activities.

He said that the suspect was considered a high-value individual following his work in a radio station.

Dela Cruz is now detained at the police station and faces drug charges. –

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