P54K shabu seized in Ba­colod drug busts

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AN ES­TI­MATED P54,000 worth of shabu or metham­phi­ta­mine hy­drochlo­ride was seized in sep­a­rate drug bust oper­a­tions of Ba­colod City Po­lice Of­fice (BCPO) in Ba­colod City Thurs­day evening.

The oper­a­tions also led to the ar­rest of the three drug per­son­al­i­ties iden­ti­fied as Clarence Mar­gen; Ja­son Ja­monong and JR Mon­tanez, all are res­i­dents of Ba­colod City.

Po­lice Ma­jor Ariel Pico, spokesper­son of BCPO, said that Mar­gen was ar­rested by op­er­a­tives of Po­lice Sta­tion 10 at Phase 6-B, Barangay Han­du­manan at about 9:20 p.m.

Po­lice re­cov­ered from Mar­gen’s pos­ses­sion four sa­chets of shabu with es­ti­mated mar­ket value of P20,000.

Pico said that Ja­monong and Mon­tanez were also ar­rested by op­er­a­tives of Po­lice Sta­tion 8 in Gar­denville, Barangay Tan­gub at about 10:15 p.m.

Po­lice re­cov­ered from the sus­pects’ pos­ses­sion 11 sa­chets of shabu with es­ti­mated mar­ket value of P34,000.

The sus­pects are de­tained at the cus­to­dial fa­cil­i­ties of Po­lice Sta­tions 8 and 10 and fac­ing charges for vi­o­la­tion of Repub­lic Act 9165 or the Com­pre­hen­sive Dan­ger­ous Drugs Act of 2002./MAP

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