Police Nabs 7 Persons in Drug Ops in Bacolod

Seven drug suspects were arrested in separate drug operations in Barangay Bata and Barangay 2, in Bacolod City Wednesday.

In Bata, Police Station 3 led by Inspector Adrian James Albaytar of City Drug Enforcement Unit of Bacolod City Police Office and Police Station 3 led by Senior Inspector Jun Ray Batadlan conducted buy bust operation at Block 15 Lot 30 Camella Homes, Barangay Bata in Bacolod City around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

The suspects were hauled to Police Station 3 and identified as Carmelo Cabatingan Alcantara, Jr., 38, ”Alias Tabing,” of Block 15, Lot 30, Camella Homes, Barangay Bata; Razil Tia Silos, 39, also of the place; Ryan Tia Silos, 25, of Purok Sabes, Barangay Mandalagan.

Alcantara was confiscated with one sachet suspected shabu in exchange of P500 marked money; one (1) big heat sealed, one elongated and one big heat sealed plastic sachets with dried marijuana fruiting and other drug paraphernalia.

From Razil and Ryan are three elongated plastic sachets with suspected shabu. The suspects are detained at Police Station 3.

In Police Station 2, Police Chief Inspector Benedicto Villarias arrested the suspects at Purok Kagaykay, Barangay 2, around 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

He identified them as Janet Capada Iwayan, 50; Ricky Pipoy Pacilan, 27, all of the place; Scott Teodoro Arevalo, 29, of Purok Kabulakan, Barangay Singcang-Airport and Ricky Nuñez Tumaob, 42, all single, of Bacolod City.

They were confiscated with one small sachet of suspected shabu as buy bust item in exchange of P200 marked money; three small and ten (10) elongated heat sealed suspected shabu with market value of P12, 000.

They also recovered P260.00 cash in different denominations believed to be proceeds from the illegal sale of shabu.

The suspects are detained at Police Station 2.*(CMG)


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