ABOUT 65 grams of suspected shabu with a market value of P390, 000 was seized in an operation conducted by personnel of Himamaylan City Police Station at Purok 12 St. Peter, Barangay Aguisan Wednesday afternoon.
The operatives also arrested Joel Monton, 35; Mark Alvin Florogo, 30; and John Mark Aglipa, 18, all residents of the southern Negros city.
Superintendent Antonietto Canete, chief of Himamaylan City Police Station, said the police collared Monton after he sold a sachet to a police poseur-buyer for P200.
Monton was also found with one big and two small plastic sachets of the illegal substance.
Policemen also recovered inside the house four big plastic sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia, and a .22 caliber loaded with three live ammunition.
Cañete said Monton’s companions were also arrested for visiting a drug den.
Their two companions Vincent Alcazar and Ailyn Songqiawon evaded arrest.
The arrested suspects are detained at the police station and are facing charges.
In another development, a suspected drug pusher was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by operatives of Cadiz City Police Station at Purok San Pedro, Barangay Zone 4 Wednesday evening.
Arrested was Nita Plana, 58.
Superintendent Edel Jose Manzano, chief of Cadiz City Police Station, said a poseur-buyer transacted with Plana and was able to get a sachet for P200.
Police recovered from Plana’s possession two plastic sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia, the P200 marked money, and P26, 180 in cash. (MAP)