Radio personality in Negros Oriental busted for drugs

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A radio personality in Negros Oriental was arrested in a drug bust operation at Barangay Bagacay in Dumaguete City Wednesday night, November 11.

Nabbed was Marlon Dela Cruz, also known as “Major Blanco, 44, of Valencia.

During the bust, the suspect yielded 11 plastic sachets containing suspected shabu worth P40,800, the P500 buy-bust money, P450 in cash, a motorcycle, several drug paraphernalia, and a cellular phone, the police report showed.

Police Captain Michael Rubia, head of the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, said they have been monitoring Dela Cruz for two weeks after they received a tip about his illegal activities.

He said that the suspect was considered a high-value individual following his work in a radio station.

Dela Cruz, who is detained at the police station, will face drug charges.*

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