A British man and his Filipina companion were arrested during a buy-bust operation on Sunday that led to the confiscation of P4.2 million worth of suspected shabu in Barangay Barretto, Olongapo City, Pampanga, police said Tuesday.
Col. Randy Arceo, officer-in-charge of Olongapo City Police Office, identified the suspects as Darren Smithy Peter and Analyn Labra.
Seized from them were three pieces of transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu with a street value of P714,000.
Following the arrest of the foreigner, a woman who claimed to be his live-in partner, personally turned over about P3.5 million worth of shabu that were kept at their house in West Finback, Kalayaan Housing, SBMA.
The operation was conducted by members of Olongapo City Police Drug Enforcement Unit, City Intelligence Unit, and other law enforcement units. (Liezle Basa Inigo)