1.25 kilos of shabu seized from ‘drug trafficker’ in Pampanga
Authorities seized about 1.25 kilos of shabu or methamphetamine hyrochloride with an estimated street value of P7.1 million from a suspected illegal drug trafficker operating in Pampanga and nearby areas on Thursday.
Police Col. Andres Simbajon Jr., acting director of the Pampanga Provincial Police Office, identified the suspect as Khalid Montealbo Monte, 29, of Barangay Sta. Teresita, Angeles City, according to a Manila Standard report.
The suspect did not resist arrest during the buy bust operation at Barangay Sta. Cruz, the report said.
Police said the suspect had been under surveillance by the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit for illicit drug trading before he was arrested.
The report quoted Police Maj. Louie Gonzaga, chief of the PDEU, as saying that the suspect negotiated the sale of 1.5 kilograms of shabu.
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