AN ESTIMATED P50,000 worth of suspected shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in a drug bust operation by operatives of Police Station 4 in Purok Bayanihan, Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City around 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2021.
The operation also led to the arrest of alleged illegal drug peddler Kevin Omay, 28, of the barangay.
Police Major Sherlock Gabana, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), said Omay was arrested after selling a sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur buyer.
Six sachets of the banned substance weighing approximately 7.3 grams, the P500 used as marked money and coin purse were recovered from his possession after his arrest.
The suspect was detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 4.
He will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.