In one more big time sedate bust in Cebu, police seized P13.6 million worth of medications suspected to be shabu (precious stone meth) at night of Saturday, February 16, in Barangay Cogon Pardo, Cebu City.
The medication bust has been the most recent of practically day by day tasks of either the police or the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in Cebu simply this month.
From the reports of purchase bust or attacks recorded by Cebu Daily News Digital since February 1 until the previous evening's activity in Cogon Pardo, there have been no less than 16 separate medication busts in Cebu, yielding for experts a sum of P84.2 million worth of shabu. The greatest was the P51 million shabu stash found in a multi-story house inside an elegant private enclave in Mandaue City on February 9.
In the vast majority of these cases, the police or PDEA-7 the guilty parties were either developing or new medication identities who were either in their 20s or 30s; and blue nabbed laborers, for example, a dishwasher or a tricycle driver.
In two occasions, the medication busts included minors.
In the previous evening's activity, the two presumes found possessing around two kilos of shabu esteemed at P13.6 million were both 22 years of age.
Giovanni Cañazares and Danilo Dela Cerna, both likewise inhabitants of Barangay Tisay in Cebu City, had been occupied with the medication exchange for quite a while, as indicated by Chief Inspector Regino Maramag, the head of the Pardo Police Station (Precinct 7) that directed the task.
Maramag said they learned of the medication exchange worked by the two young fellows from a witness who by and by visited their office.
Cañazares and Dela Cerna, then again, both guaranteed it was their "first time" to sell drugs.