A suspected big-time drug pusher was arrested in a buy-bust operation along Mantawi Drive, Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City.
Mandaue City Police Station 5 operatives identified the suspect as Atillano “Arje” Millanes III, 38, a native of Barangay Luyo, Inabanga town. He is presently residing at Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City.
Millanes is a regional level high value target, according to Police Regional Office (PRO)-7.
He was caught in possession of approximately 500 grams of suspected shabu worth P2.5 million and a P1,000 marked money last Thursday, August 29, 2019.
Mandaue police said they have been monitoring Millanes’ transactions for about two months due to reports that he has been selling illegal drugs in Cebu province.
The suspect is also reportedly a member of a drug syndicate in the province whose major contact is in Cebu City Jail.