Ex-beauty contestant, alleged niece of former Bayan Muna rep. Neri Colmenares nabbed in buy-bust - The Daily Sentry

Ex-beauty contestant, alleged niece of former Bayan Muna rep. Neri Colmenares nabbed in buy-bust

Former Binibining Cebu candidate who was nabbed in a buy-bust on early dawn of Saturday / photo from Hukbo.com

Manila, Philippines – Early dawn on Saturday, a former Binibining Cebu candidate was reportedly caught in a buy bust operation after the police authorities recovered sachets of “marijuana” and partydrugs from her, in Cebu City.

Teri Marina Silva Colmenares aka “Tery,” 22, was arrested together with a young man identified as Nicole Allan Casiño, 24, who is allegedly the source of the party-drug.

Series of operations

Colmenares was a candidate of the 2018 Binibining Cebu representing the town of Carmen, Cebu.

According to the chief of the Guadalupe Police Precint, senior Inspector Dexter Basirgo, who conducted the buy-bust, their operations began on December 8 when they received a complaint from a r*pe victim who claimed she was m0lested twice by a disk jockey of a resto-bar by drugging her.

The suspect was arrested and confessed to the police where he gets the party-drugs.

The narco enforcement unit of Guadalupe police, at dawn on Saturday, then went on the operation, conducting a buy-bust which led to the arrest of Casiño in Salinas Drive in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.

Casiño reportedly a native of Cagayan de Oro City but resides in Baranggay Kamputhaw, Cebu.

Marijuana in disguised

With this, in return, then led the police to Colmenares who was caught with high-grade marijuana disguised as ‘fruit pops’.

The former beauty candidate then was hand cupped in Escario Street in Kamputhaw.

The Guadalupe police chief also said that Colmenares was disguised using a fake ID and it was only after her arrest that her real identity was revealed.

Colmenares is currently detained at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) headquarters at Camp Sotero Cabahug while Casiño is detained at the Guadalupe Police Station.*

Meanwhile, the mother of Colmenares, Merle, reportedly visited the suspect but refused to give details and talk to reporters.

LSD effects

In a Facebook report from Hukbo.com, it was said that Teri Marina Silva Colmenares is allegedly a niece of former Bayan Muna and Makabayan official Neri Colmenares, who is also a senatoriable candidate for 2019 elections.

The recovered narcos from two suspects were seven packs of marijuana and seven packs of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD, also known as acid, a hallucinogenic drug).

LSD effects typically include altered thoughts, feelings, and awareness of one’s surroundings. 

According to research, many users see or hear things that do not exist, with their pupils dilated, blood pressure and body temperature increased. Its effects typically begin within half an hour and can last up to 12 hours.

Screen-capped image of a Hukbo.com's Facebook post about Colmenares

Source: Sun Star, Inquirer