P51K shabu seized in Bacolod
AN ESTIMATED P51,000 worth of shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in separate drug bust operations of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) in Bacolod City Saturday.
The operations also led to the arrest of the two drug personalities identified as Jessel May Jareta, and Ralph Daniel Santos, both of Bacolod City.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, spokesperson of BCPO, said Jareta was arrested by operatives of Police Station 10 after she sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover at Purok Sto. Domingo, Barangay Handumanan at about 1:46 p.m.
Police recovered from Jareta’s possession seven sachets of shabu with estimated market value of P15,000, the marked money and a pouch.
Pico said that Jareta was a former drug surrenderee and was categorized as high value target in the area of Police Station 10.
Santos, who was also a high value target, was arrested by operatives of Police Station 2 at Purok Kagaykay, Barangay 2 at about 1:45 p.m.
Police recovered from Santos’s possession four sachets of shabu with estimated market value of P36,000, the marked money, and drug paraphernalia.
The suspects are detained at the custodial facilities of Police Stations 2 and 10 and are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.*