BACOLOD

Over P60,000 shabu seized in Bacolod

BACOLOD. An estimated P40,800 worth of shabu was seized in a drug bust by operatives of Police Station 7 in Purok Paghida-et, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City Monday evening, February 15, 2021. (Bacolod City Police Office)

AN ESTIMATED P64,000 worth of shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride were seized in separate drug busts conducted by the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Monday evening, February 15.

The operation also led to the arrest of Reymundo Guillero, 18, of Barangay 27; and Rodelio Samodio, 37, of Barangay Mansilingan.

Police Lieutenant Ma. Liberty Indiape, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), said Tuesday, February 16, that Guillero was arrested by operatives of Police Station 5 after he sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover in Purok Chariza 1, Barangay 2 around 6:10 p.m.

Police recovered from Guillero's possession four sachets of shabu weighing three grams with an estimated market value of P24,000 and the marked money.

Indiape said the suspect was identified as a street level individual in Bacolod City. He was under surveillance for almost a month before his arrest.

Samodio was also arrested by operatives of Police Station 7 in Purok Paghida-et, Barangay Mansilingan around 6 p.m.

Police recovered from Samodio's possession three sachets of shabu weighing six grams with estimated market value of P40, 800 and the P300 marked money.

Indiape said Samodio was identified as a high value target in Bacolod City. He was also under surveillance for almost a month before his arrest.

The suspects are detained at the custodial facility of Police Stations 5 and 7. They are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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