Robbery suspect arrested in Bacolod

A SUSPECTED robber was arrested by operatives of Police Station 1 in Purok Bag-ong Dalan, Barangay 16, Bacolod City Wednesday evening, January 20, 2021.

Police identified the suspect as John Clifford Perocho, 18, of Purok Malipayon, Barangay 35.

Police Major Jovil Sedel, chief of Police Station 1, said Perocho was arrested by virtue of an arrest warrant for robbery around 8:20 p.m.

The arrest warrant was issued by Judge Montano Medel of Municipal Trial Court in Cities Branch 2, Bacolod City with P18,000 bail recommended for his temporary liberty.

The suspect was detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 1.

Meanwhile, a drug personality was arrested in a drug bust by operatives of Police Station 10 at Phase 3, Barangay Handumanan, Bacolod City Wednesday evening.

Police identified the suspect as Warren Sayson, 37, of said barangay.

Police Major Ruel Culanag, chief of Police Station 10, said the suspect was arrested after he sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover around 7:15 p.m.

Police recovered from Sayson’s possession eight sachets of shabu weighing one gram with an estimated market value of P3,000 and the P300 marked money.

The suspect was detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 10. He is facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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