Over P200,000 shabu seized in Bacolod

BACOLOD. An estimated P207,000 worth of shabu was seized in a drug bust by operatives of Police Station 8 in Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City Wednesday evening. (BCPO photo)

AN ESTIMATED P213,800 worth of shabu was seized in separate drug bust operations of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) in Bacolod City Wednesday evening, February 24, 2021.

The operation also led to the arrest of Eugene Pillada, 39, of Barangay 20; John Paul Jovero, 35, of Purok Star Apple, Barangay 27; and Adrian De la Penas, 39, of Barangay 19.

Police Lieutenant Ma. Liberty Indiape, spokesperson of BCPO, said Pillada was arrested by operatives of Police Station 8 in Bagong Dalan, Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City around 7 p.m.

Police recovered from Pillada’s possession seven sachets of shabu weighing 30.5 grams with an estimated market value of P207, 000 and the P2,000 marked money.

Jovero and Dela Pena were arrested by operatives of Police Station in Purok Star Apple, Barangay 27 around 10:40 p.m.

Police recovered from the suspects’ possession five sachets of shabu weighing one gram with an estimated market value of P6,800 and the P500 marked money.

The suspects were detained at the custodial facility of Police Stations 4 and 8.

They will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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