Senior Superintendent Alberto Ferro, acting head of the Philippine National Police Anti-Illegal Drugs Group, has announced that police dug up at least 180 kilograms of shabu in a resort in Calvaria, Cagayan on Sunday.
Ferro told reporters that a drug dealer revealed the location of the shabu during questioning – he told police that several kilograms of the illegal drug were hidden at North Shore Island Resort in Claveria.
Police dug till they unearthed a large stash of shabu that was placed inside black plastic bags stuffed inside several large ice chests.
The estimated street value of the drug bust is well over 900 million pesos.
Police say they are performing an ongoing investigation into the owner of the drugs – the stash was transported to PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City.