Firearm, shabu seized in buy-bust-A A +A
Saturday, March 16, 2013
TWO suspected drug pushers were arrested in buy-bust operation by operatives of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) at Purok Cabugwason, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City Thursday afternoon.
PDEA arresting officer SO2 Elmer Ebona identified the suspects as Rodel Villanueva, 38, of Barangay Felisa, Bacolod City; and Zenen Jepaya, 43, of Purok Cabugwason, Barangay Mansilingan.
Ebona said the two suspects were arrested after they handed to a poseur buyer a small plastic sachet of suspected shabu in exchange for P500 marked money at 2:35 p.m.
Police recovered from them several plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, P500 marked money and a .45 caliber pistol.
Ebona said the suspects were arrested after they received information that they engage on illegal drug activity in said barangay.
The suspects are presently detained at the lock up cell of Station 7. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on March 16, 2013.