Thursday, June 24, 2021

Over P100,000 shabu seized in Bacolod

AN ESTIMATED P102,000 worth of shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in a drug bust by operatives of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Drug Enforcement Unit in Purok Langka 1, Barangay 3, Bacolod City Thursday evening, May 13, 2021.

The operation also led to the arrest of Dennis Salazar, 36, of Barangay 3.

Police Lieutenant Ma. Liberty Indiape, spokesperson of BCPO, said the suspect was arrested after he sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover around 11:45 p.m.

Polive recovered from Salazar's possession seven sachets of shabu weighing 15 grams, the P500 marked money and coin purse.

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.

The suspect was detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 2 and will face charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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