P3M in shabu seized in Bacolod City anew; suspect yields gun

May 1, 2022 by No Comments

A FEW days after the successful confiscation of P3.4 million worth of suspected shabu in Bacolod, another P3 million worth of illegal drugs was seized in the city over the weekend.Aside from the seized contrabands, drug suspects Baby Girl Villarna, 33, of Barangay Banago and Christian Oliveros, 21, of Barangay 35, all in Bacolod City, and Elmar Gallego, 33, and Edmar Infante, 33, both residents of Silay City, Negros Occidental were also arrested.Villarana, Gallego and Infante were arrested at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, when one of them transacted to a police poseur buyer in Purok Kahirup, Barangay Singcang-Airport.Five sachets of suspected shabu weighing 200 grams and valued at P1.36 million and the P14,500 boodle money were recovered from them after they were arrested, Station 8 commander Major Joerey Puerto said, adding that Infante was also found with a .22 caliber revolver with three live ammunition.A day after, Oliveros was also nabbed with three sachets of the banned substance weighing 250 grams and valued at P1.7 million past midnight Sunday, May 1, in Purok Lampirong, Barangay 2.The police tagged Oliveros as a high-value individual.The suspects were detained at Police Stations 3 and 8 while charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against them.