Woman Escapes in Drug Bust; 1 Nabbed in City

A woman escaped when she sensed she was being entrapped for selling suspected shabu to a poseur-buyer at Purok Sigay, Barangay 2, Bacolod City at dawn Sunday, while another was arrested in Cadiz City Saturday evening.

Police operatives identified the woman as Corazon Gimeno, of legal age, resident of Purok Sigay, Barangay 2.

Gimeno, sensing that she was dealing with a poseur-buyer, was able to slip at the back door after handing one small sachet of suspected shabu in haste. She failed to receive the marked money of P200.

Police recovered four more small sachets from the suspect’s house she left behind.

Meanwhile, in Cadiz City, Police Superintendent Edel Jose Manzano, Cadiz City PNP chief arrested Anthony De Los Santos Franco, 28,

“Alias Ton-Ton”, single, of Rizal Street, Barangay Zone 5, Cadiz City in buy bust operation at Hacienda San Salvador in Barangay Andres Bonifacio also of the city around 10:20 p.m., Saturday.

Franco, who was in the area to visit his girlfriend, was caught by Cadiz City PNP led by Police Senior Inspector Alfred Garcia together with Intelligence operatives SPO2 Marbert Veloso, PO3 Dearlie Bilbar, SPO1 Jovito Bacayo Jr, PO3 Bench Mark Occeño, and PO2 Neil Villan.

Confiscated from him were four (4) heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance or suspected “shabu”; one pouch, one Cherry Mobile Cellphone, P200 cash. The P200 marked money was recovered.*