Woman, 56, nabbed in Toledo drug bust

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A 56-year old woman was arrested for allegedly peddling illegal drugs in Sitio Apid, Barangay Cantabaco, Toledo City in southwest Cebu on Saturday dawn, May 28, 2022.

Master Sergeant Leodines Leduna, team leader of the Drug Enforcement Unit of Toledo City Police Station, identified the suspect as Maria Theresa Manalili, married and a resident of Barangay Cantabaco.

Leduna said that they conducted the buy-bust operation with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA 7) against Manalili after receiving reports about her involvement in illegal drug activity.

Manalili was arrested in her house at 1:15 a.m.

Leduna said Manalili has been included in their drug list.

Recovered from the suspect were 30 small, four medium and two large packs of alleged shabu weighing a total of 75.30 grams with a drug price value of P512,040.

The suspect will be facing charges in violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (GDC, TPT)

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