3 nabbed in Ba­colod drug-busts

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THREE drug per­son­al­i­ties, in­clud­ing two mi­nors, were ar­rested in a sep­a­rate buy-bust op­er­a­tions con­ducted by per­son­nel of Ba­colod City Po­lice Of­fice (BCPO) in Barangays Sing­cang-air­port and Cabug.

At about 1:15 a.m. yes­ter­day, the op­er­a­tives of Po­lice Sta­tion 8 led by Po­lice Ma­jor Charles Gever neu­tral­ized the sus­pect John Mark Ban­quiran, 22, at Purok Nep­tune, Barangay Sing­cang-air­port.

Gever said Ban­quiran was caught sell­ing a sa­chet of shabu to a po­lice un­der­cover.

Po­lice re­cov­ered from Ban­quiran’s pos­ses­sion six sa­chets of shabu with es­ti­mated mar­ket value of P15, 000 and the P200 marked money.

At about 11 p.m. on Thurs­day, op­er­a­tives of Po­lice Sta­tion 3 led by Po­lice Ma­jor Ruel Cu­lanag also ar­rested the two mi­nors at Purok Villa, Barangay Cabug.

Cu­lanag said the two

mi­nors were caught sell­ing of shabu to a po­lice un­der­cover.

Po­lice re­cov­ered from the mi­nors’ pos­ses­sion 10 sa­chets of shabu, the P500 marked money, and drug para­pher­na­lia.

Cu­lanag said the re­cov­ered il­le­gal drugs weigh­ing 16 grams have an es­ti­mated mar­ket value of P200, 000.

The sus­pects are de­tained at the cus­to­dial fa­cil­i­ties of Po­lice Sta­tions 3 and 8 and fac­ing charges for vi­o­la­tion of Repub­lic Act 9165 or the Com­pre­hen­sive Dan­ger­ous Drugs Act of 2002.*

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