AN ESTIMATED P703,000 worth of shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in separate drug bust operations of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) and Special Operations Unit (SOU)- Western Visayas in Bacolod City on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
The operation also led to the arrest of Susana Diaz, 62, of Purok Sigay, Barangay 2; Jose Carlos, 21, of Guinhalaran, Silay City; and Rollin Robles, 25, of Barangay Villamonte,
Police Major Sherlock Gabana, spokesperson of BCPO, said Diaz and Carlos were arrested by operatives of Police Station 2 and SOU-Western Visayas after they sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover at the parking area of Ayala Malls Capitol Central in Barangay 8 around 3:45 p.m.
Police recovered from the suspects’ possession a knot-tied plastic bag containing suspected shabu weighing 100 grams with an estimated market value of P680,000, the P1,000 marked money and a paper bag.
The suspects were identified as new high-value individuals in Bacolod.
Robles was also arrested by operatives of Police Station 4 on Purok 7, Mazo-Ylac Streets, Barangay Villamonte around 8:10 p.m.
Police recovered from Robles’s possession nine sachets of shabu weighing 3.27 grams with an estimated market value of P23,000, the P500 marked money and a pouch.
The suspects were detained at the custodial facility of Police Stations 2 and 4. They will face charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.