Cops nabbed 3 per­sons for ‘shabu,’ ‘mar­i­juana’

Sun Star Bacolod - - Top Stories -

THREE per­sons were ar­rested in sep­a­rate buy-bust op­er­a­tions in Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal for sale and il­le­gal pos­ses­sion of dan­ger­ous drugs on Novem­ber 3.

In La Car­lota City, ice cream ven­dor Emilio Chavez, 39, of Barangay Bat­uan was col­lared at Barangay 2 af­ter po­lice seized from him a sa­chet of sus­pected shabu (metham­phetamine hy­drochlo­ride) worth P500, and the P300 marked money.

Chavez was pre­vi­ously con­victed for il­le­gal pos­ses­sion of dan­ger­ous drugs.

He is also a drug sur­ren­derer and a high-value tar­get, po­lice records showed.

In Ba­colod City, Mark Bi­noe Pas­cual, 23, of Barangay 33 was ar­rested at the said vil­lage which re­sulted to a re­cov­ery of sus­pected mar­i­juana leaves worth P2,800, an im­pro­vised pipe, lighter, the P200 marked money, and P190 in cash. He is de­tained at Po­lice Sta­tion 6.

In a sep­a­rate op­er­a­tion, newly-iden­ti­fied drug per­son­al­ity Chris­tian Alvin Cata­lan, 23, of Barangay Vil­la­m­onte was ar­rested at Barangay 33 for il­le­gal drugs.

Po­lice con­fis­cated from him sus­pected dried mar­i­juana leaves amount­ing to P11,900, cel­lu­lar phone, the P200 marked money and P250 in cash.

He is de­tained at Po­lice Sta­tion 6./GYM

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