The home at 78 Moreton Ave, Wynnum.THIS character home on a 607sq m block sold under the hammer in Wynnum last Saturday.Marketing agent David Lazarus of Belle Property Manly said the property at 78 Moreton Ave sold for $633,000.“We had four registered bidders — three were active — and probably a crowd of about 40 people there,” he said.“The opening bid was $570,000 and bidding kept going through to $633,000 where (the property) was called on the market and sold.”Mr Lazarus said the cottage attracted good interest.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Inside 78 Moreton Ave, Wynnum.“A 607sq m block on the avenues will always draw in buyers,” he said.“That little part of the world, near the golf course and on a wide leafy street, is such a good area.”Mr Lazarus said the home sold to a young couple from Mount Gravatt.“It was their first home in the area and they plan to live in it,” he said.The bayside agent said the Wynnum market was doing great in the lead up to Christmas.“It hasn’t slowed down at all. We’re still getting loads of inquiry and we pretty much sell everything,” he said.
Police Station 3 operativesapprehended Joselito Detoyato, 36, and John Ronel Jaleco, 25, both residents ofthis city, around 12:45 a.m. in Barangay 35. An estimated 27 grams of suspectedshabu worth P405,000 and the marked money of P500 were recovered. At 2:30 a.m. along the South CapitolRoad in Barangay 9, operatives of the Police Regional Office 6’s Regional DrugEnforcement Unit apprehended Ronald Roquero Jr., 38, of Talisay City, NegrosOccidental. The two suspects were detained atPolice Station 1. Police operatives also arrested thelive-in partner of Roquero, Gerline Yabut, 30, of Barangay Handuman, this city;and Alcyn Dwight Cuadra, 40, of Barangay Vista Alegre here. The three suspects were detained atPolice Station 2. A police asset bought from the suspecta plastic sachet of shabu for P7,000. They recovered about a kilo of shabuvalued at P6.8 million. BACOLOD City – About P7.2 millionworth of suspected shabu in combined value were seized in two separate buy-bustoperations of law enforcers here yesterday. Police said the suspects face chargesof violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN