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