LUCENA CITY — Anti-illegal drug operatives in this city seized more than P3.9 million worth of shabu (crystal meth) from two “high-value” drug traffickers in a buy-bust operation on Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Lieutenant Colonel Ruben Ballera Jr., Lucena police chief, in a report Wednesday, Aug. 16, said Angelo Tongo, 25, and Judel Gutlay, 33, were nabbed at 6:54 p.m. after they sold P30,000 worth of shabu to an undercover cop in Barangay Ibabang Iyam.
Authorities confiscated from the suspects 13 plastic sachets of meth weighing a total of 196 grams with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P1,332,800.
The seized meth is worth P3,998,400 in the street market at P20,400 per gr…
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