LUCENA CITY -- A 22 year-old woman was placed under arrest after police operatives seized P555,000 worth of suspected illegal drugs at Prk. Atin-Atin 2, Bgy. Marketview, here, early yesterday.
Quezon police director, Col. Audie Madrideo said Judylyn Mahiya, alias Jhudz, 22, of said village yielded 100 grams of shabu, marked money and a weighing scale during a drug buy- bust carried out by elements of Provincial Intelligence Branch under Major Gaylor Pagala and Lucena City Police Station under Lt. Col. Romulo Albacea.
Madrideo said the operation was conducted at 4 a.m. in the presence of Barangay chairman Edwin Napule and Kag. Nestor Delizo and media representative Tony Sandoval.
Albacea said Mahiya was caught red-handed with a sachet containing shabu while handing it to a poseur buyer in exchange for five marked P1,000 bills during the buy bust.
During the preventive search, Albacea said the policemen found 12 more sachets containing shabu and a weighing scale.
All the seized pieces of evidence were turned over to Quezon Provincial Crime Laboratory Office while violations of Section 5 and 11 of Art II of RA 9165 was filed against the suspect.