Fire Volunteer Nabbed for P23.4M Illegal Drugs in Parañaque

Fire Volunteer Yields P23.4 Illegal Drugs in Parañaque Buy-Bust Ops

Police authorities arrested a fire volunteer after being caught with P23.4 million worth of illegal drugs in Parañaque buy-bust.

A 41-year-old firefighter was arrested after officials confiscated suspected shabu worth PHP23.4 million during a drug raid in Paraaque City. According to the article, the suspect was identified as Jonnie Romo, a volunteer firefighter.

Romo was apprehended in a buy-bust operation at Balimbing Street, Phase 3, Olivarez Compound, Barangay San Isidro, according to Southern Police District (SPD) Director Brig. Gen Kirby John Kraft. Romo took P140,000 in marked money from an undercover cop in exchange for an undefined amount of shabu, according to Kraft.

Fire Volunteer Illegal Drugs

Romo yields eight plastic sachets containing a white crystalline substance that appears to be shabu. Aside from that, investigators seized two medium-sized plastic tea bags labeled “Guar Yun Wang,” a medium-sized transparent plastic sachet, a genuine PHP1,000 bill, 139 pieces of buy-bust money, a blue-green eco bag, a brown envelope, and a weighing scale.

Based on the report, the suspect is being jailed on narcotics trafficking accusations. Meanwhile, in Quezon City, three boys aged 14 to 15 were apprehended on a footbridge in Barangay Unang Sigaw with four grams of shabu worth P27,200.

The juveniles were taken to QCPD Station 3 for further investigation. During a drug raid in Caloocan, two drug suspects were apprehended with P25.8 million in shabu. Police seized 11 packs of shabu, two of which were disguised as Chinese tea bags named Quin Shan, as well as a loaded.32-caliber revolver, a cell phone, and a motorcycle.

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