P209,000 worth of drugs seized

FIVE persons were arrested in separate bust operations in Bacolod City last weekend.

ILLEGAL drugs worth P209,000 were seized from five persons in separate drug busts in Bacolod City last weekend.

Alvin Cristales, 21, of Purok Tangigue, Barangay 1 was arrested Sunday, July 16 in the same village after he yielded 13 sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride or "shabu" worth P9,000 and the P500 marked money.

Cristales is a street level drug personality.

Meanwhile, police arrested four persons at St. Benilde Homes, Barangay Mansilingan on Saturday, July 15.

Police identified the suspects as brothers Alfredo Benjamin and Xavier Rosales. The latter was previously arrested for drug use.

Also arrested inside the Rosales home were Christopher Gale and Hilda Trujillo.

Confiscated from their possessions were seven sachets of shabu worth P200,000, two lighters, and weighing scale. (GYM)
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