By PR | 08:57 AM February 16, 2022

Police and personnel from the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency arrested a high valued individual in a buy-bust operation Tuesday night in Tagbilaran City, according to a report from PDEA-Central Visayas.

Jayce Escabas, alias Jessie Escabas, 32, a resident of Barangay Cogon, was arrested at around 6:40 p.m. in Barangay (village)
Purok 8 in Tamblot Street, Barangay Cogon
after selling to a poseur buyer.

Confiscated during the operation were fourteen (14) packs of suspected shabu weighing around 15 grams with an estimated market value of P102,000, buy-bust money, and cellphone.

PDEA-7 said Escabas could dispose 30-50 grams of shabu in Tagbilaran.

Cases for violation of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of RA 9165 will be filed against the suspect.

By Bohol Island News

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