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Police hauls almost a million peso worth of meth in only one night

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Anti-drug operatives of two police units here netted a total haul of suspected poor man’s cocaine worth close to P1 million in two busts happening an hour apart from each other on 21 February 2023.

The first bust, around 8:20pm, was by operatives of the Special Drug Enforcement Team of Ststion 8 in Singcang Airport village that led to the arrest of Hector Deximo alias Boboy, a resident of Talisay City who allegedly had 50 grams of suspected shabu worth P340,000.

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More than an hour later, in Mandalagan village, operatives of the City Drug Enforcement Unit led by Captain Joven Mogato nabbed Rowena Ponce, 44, and Alter Hernaez, 32, in a house along Brazil Street, Estancia Subdivision. Operatives also seized suspected meth worth P510,000 from the two jobless suspects.

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Julius D. Mariveles
Julius D. Mariveles
An amateur cook who has a mean version of humba, the author has recently tried to make mole negra, the Mexican sauce he learned by watching shows of master chef Rick Bayless. A journalist since 19, he has worked in the newsrooms of radio, local papers, and Manila-based news organizations. A stroke survivor, he now serves as executive editor of DNX.


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