Businessman, 2 others nabbed for selling ‘shabu’

Businessman, 2 others nabbed for selling ‘shabu’
(Photo courtesy of Davao City Police Office)

DAVAO CITY- A businessman and his two cohorts were arrested in a police buy-bust operation in Lakatan Street Barangay Wilfredo Aquino, Agdao this city, today, (April 28). 

Davao City Police Office (DCPO) spokesperson Captain Rose Aguilar said Sta. Ana Police operatives seized 25 grams of suspected shabu, valued at P350,000 from the suspects.


 Aguilar identified the businessman as one,  Patrick Ferenal Macavinta, 31, a resident of Barangay 76-A in Bucana, this city.

Also arrested were Bless Monencillo, 42, and Adrian Ape, 33.

The buy bust operation was staged around 2:50 at dawn when the police poseur buyer negotiated with the suspects and was able to buy a sachet of shabu worth P1,000.

The suspects also yielded 13 pieces (pcs) of boodle money of P1,000 and another 23 pcs. of P 500, .38 caliber revolver,bullets, and one unit of Toyota Vios believed to be used by the suspects in their illegal drug activities.

The suspects will be facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.