P1.2M shabu seized in Angeles City buy-bust op

ANGELES CITY – Suspected shabu worth P1.2 million were seized from an arrested female during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Balibago here last Wednesday afternoon.

Police Captain Joven Rodriguez, chief of the drug enforcement unit here, identified the suspect as Loren Laguiwan, 31, resident of Meycauayan, Bulacan.

Police operatives planned a buy-bust against the suspect after learning about her alleged drug pushing activities.

During the operation, a poseur-buyer was able to buy a sachet of shabu from the suspect. When accosted, she yielded white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu weighing 200 grams with street price of P1.2 million.

Laguiwan is facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 for possession and selling of illegal drugs.

Meanwhile, a Korean man was found dead at the roof deck of Venus Hotel in Barangay Balibago here recently.

Police Maj. Rolando Doroja identified the foreigner as Byunghyuck Jung, 56, who was staying at the said hotel as a tourist.

A maintenance worker discovered the Korean’s body at 5:15 a.m. while he was about to turn the lights off at the roof deck.

Investigators found no signs of foul play or struggle.