AN ESTIMATED P24,000 worth of shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in a drug bust by operatives of Police Station 5 on Cottage Road, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City Monday morning, January 25.
The operation also led to the arrest of Ron Calderon, 31, of Barangay Mansilingan.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office, said the suspect was arrested after he sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover around 12:30 a.m.
Police recovered from Calderon's possession five sachets of shabu weighing two grams and the P500 marked money.
Pico said the suspect was identified as a street level individual in Bacolod City. He was under surveillance for almost a month before his arrest.
The suspect is detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 5. He is facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.