Drug pusher, 2 others fall in Hinigaran buy-bust-A A +A
Saturday, June 30, 2012
AN ALLEGED drug pusher and two others were arrested recently at Barangay 2, Hinigaran town, Negros Occidental, in buy-bust operation by operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).
PDEA Western Visayas Director Yogi Ruiz identified the suspects as Rolando Tison, Alcadio Alyado Jr., and Achan Bula-ay, all residents of Barangay 2, Hinigaran town.
Ruiz said Tison was arrested after he handed to a poseur buyer a small plastic sachet containing suspected shabu in exchange of P500 marked money.
Alyado and Bula-ay were also arrested during the operation when they were found inside the house of Tison who was already in the PDEA watchlist, Ruiz added.
The operatives recovered from them five plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, several marijuana bricks, marijuana seeds, one-half sack of marijuana leaves, four pieces of rolling paper and P500 marked money.
Ruiz said the recovered illegal drugs have a total market value of P100,000.
The suspects are presently detained at the lock up cell of Hinigaran police station.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on July 01, 2012.