By Helen Castaño | 09:39 PM January 25, 2023
A kilo of shabu with an estimated street value of P8.5million placed inside a commercial tea packet was seized in Dauis town, Bohol on Wednesday night, Jan. 25.
Lt. Thomas Zen Cheung, chief of Dauis Police Station, said suspect John Albert Iter, 27, a resident of Barangay Dao in Tagbilaran City, was arrested in a buy-bust operation at past 7 p. m.
Iter was a high value individual.
Iter negotiated with undercover agents to sell shabu.
Seized were more or less 1.250 kilos of suspected shabu with a street value of P8.5 million, the marked money and the boodle money.
The drugs were placed inside a bag for a commercial tea product.
Iter will be charged for violating Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Last night, Filcris Ocno Vaño, 26, a resident of Barangay Totolan, Dauis, arrested in a buy-bust operation. More than P1.7 million worth of suspected crystal meth or shabu were seized from Vaño.