Authorities apprehended a 41-year-old man in a targeted drug buy-bust operation in Mercedes, Camarines Norte, where approximately 150 grams of suspected shabu, valued at over P1 million, was confiscated.

The suspect is considered a high-value individual and had been under police surveillance for a long time.

Police are now holding the suspect in custody pending further legal proceedings.

The suspect will face charges for violating RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.