The son of detained drug lord in the early 1980’s was arrested in a raid 9:00 p.m. Friday at his residence in 24th Calamba Street in Barangay 1 in Bacolod City.
Gerard Cuadra, 38, married was arrested by joint elements of Negros Island Region (NIR) Regional Special Operation Task Group led by Superintendent Maharlika Villasis; Bacolod City Police Office City Anti- Illegal Drug Special Operation Task Group (CAIDSOTG) and assisted by Police Station 2 under Police Senior Inspector Edison Garcia and Negros Occidental Public Safety Company led by Inspector Jose Gargar.
Police authorities in Negros Occidental are intensifying their anti-drug operations with arrest of suspected drug pushers and suppliers since Monday.
Twelve suspects were arrested in a buy bust operation Monday evening in Hinigaran town where P660,000 worth of shabu were confiscated.
On Tuesday morning, Bago City PNP conducted buy bust operation against a supplier from La Carlota and confiscated P20,000 worth of shabu.
SAGAY CITY - Two paramilitary men were killed, two abducted but released later and one wounded when alleged members of New People’s Army (NPA) numbering about 50 attacked a paramilitary detachment in Hacienda Erlinda at Sitio Aliwanay, Barangay General Luna here about 5:30 a.m. yesterday.
Police Inspector Adrian James Albaytar, Deputy Police chief of Sagay City PNP said the attack was sudden that the occupants in the hacienda compound owned by newly-elected city councillor of Sagay City Christopher “Atoy” Marañon were caught by surprise.
CADIZ CITY - Two persons harvesting sugarcane were killed while five others were injured when hit by lightning past 11 yesterday morning in Hacienda Elvira in Barangay Andres Bonifacio, a mountainous barangay in this city.
Killed was 30-year-old Willy Barredo “Alias Tonette” and 27-year-old Juvy Jumawan, both single and residents of the barangay.
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