Busted! Badian barangay captain arrested over P1.5M shabu

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Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 7 (PDEA-7) has arrested a barangay captain from Badian town in Cebu with P1.5 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation.

Brgy. Malabago chairman Epifania Alvizo was arrested for the sale of 50 grams of suspected shabu worth P150,000 to the PDEA-7 operatives.

Alvizo was also caught with at least half a kilo of suspected shabu with a street value of P1.5 million, as well as ATM cards, several IDs and cell phones.

PDEA-7 Director Yogi Filemon Ruiz said that their agents had been monitoring Alvizo for about three months prior to the buy bust operation.

Ruiz said that Alvizo’s mobile phones will undergo to forensic examination to trace other evidence and look for other persos involved in the drug trade.