Tuesday, October 26, 2021

3 'druggies' arrested

The police arrest three suspects after allegedly selling illegal drugs in Bacolod City Monday, September 13. (Contributed Photo)

Three drug personalities were arrested by operatives of Police Station 3 at Purok Bayanihan in Barangay Banago, Bacolod City past 4 p.m. yesterday, September 13.

Police identified the suspects as Archie Villarias, 20; Frenche Besana, 29; and Harold Villarias, 22, all residents of Barangay Banago.

Police Major Sherlock Gabana, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), said the suspects were arrested after one of them sold a sachet of shabu to a police poseur buyer.

Recovered from the suspects' possession were 10 sachets of shabu weighing 4.2 grams with estimated market value of P28, 560, the P500 marked money and a coin purse.

Gabana said the suspects were identified as street-level individuals in Bacolod City and were under surveillance for almost a month before their arrest.

The suspects are detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 3.

They are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (MAP)


SunStar website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the SunStar management and its affiliates. SunStar reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules:

Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!