P1.4M worth of shabu seized from drug suspect in buy-bust

POLICE arrested a high-value individual during a drug bust in Sitio Japer, Barangay Quiot, Cebu City at 2:10 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2023.

They identified the suspect as 49-year-old Jaime Copreros Caligner, a resident of Hills View, Barangay Tisa in the same city.

They seized several sachets of shabu weighing 210 grams with a standard drug price of P1,428,000 from him.

According to Major Janelito Marquez, chief of the Labangon Police Station, they have been monitoring Caligner for quite some time because his name would always pop up when they interrogated arrested drug personalities.

After confirming his involvement in the illegal drug trade, Marquez said they went after Caligner.

He said Caligner will be charged with violating Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2022, for possessing and selling illegal drugs. (AYB/PJB)