2 drug dealers nabbed in buy-bust-A A +A
Saturday, October 6, 2012
TWO drug dealers, one of whom is a minor, were arrested in buy-bust operation by operatives of City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group (CAIDSOTG) in Bacolod City Friday afternoon.
CAIDSOTG head Police Superintendent Santiago Rapiz identified the suspects as Nishiel Brito, 20, and the 17-year old whose name is being withheld, both residents of Purok 2, Barangay Granada.
Rapiz said the two suspects were arrested after they handed to police poseur buyer sticks of suspected “marijuana” in exchange of P100 marked money at 4:40 p.m.
Police recovered from them 15 sticks of marijuana leaves, five sticks of suspected dried marijuana leaves, four pieces of rolling papers, P180 cash as proceeds, and P100 as marked money.
The suspects are presently detained at the lock up cell of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO).
He said the apprehension of the suspects is part of their operation against illegal drugs on this MassKara Festival celebration.
He added they will intensify their campaign against illegal drugs in different areas of Bacolod to neutralize the drug pushers in the city. Merlinda A. Pedrosa
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on October 06, 2012.