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Bacolod City, Philippines Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Police arrest 9 more,
seize P83T in shabu


Nine more drug suspects, one a student, were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in Negros Occidental, that also yielded more than P83,000 worth of suspected shabu.

Nabbed during a buy-bust operation on Tuesday in Sitio Estaca, Brgy, Lantad, Silay City, were Antonio Hermano, Ricardo Pelaez and Hertz Reyes, who are all included in the drug watch list of the police.

The apprehension of the three suspects yielded about five grams of suspected shabu, with a street market value of P75,000, as well as its accessories, three cellular phones and P500 in marked money.

Two other drug suspects identified as Wilmar Dingcong and Aiza Clamor were also arrested yesterday by the police in another buy-bust operation in Purok Mainuswagon, Brgy. Zone 2, Cadiz City.

The arrest of Dingcong, who ranks number two in the target list of drug personalities of the Cadiz City police, and Clamor, yielded five sachets of suspected shabu, P500 in marked money and P600 in cash believed to be proceeds from sale of illegal drugs.

The apprehension of a 17-year-old student in Brgy. 1 poblacion, La Carlota City, yielded P2,800 worth of suspected shabu,P300 in marked money and motorcycle, police chief Maj. Romeo Vargas reported.

Suspected shabu worth P1,000 and P500 in marked money were also recovered from Raymundo Piaje, who was apprehended in another buy-bust operation in Brgy. Vito, Sagay City,on July 8.

Lt. Col. Eduardo Corpuz also reported the arrest of Jason Obellos in another buy bust operation also on Monday in Brgy. 13, Victorias City.

Eleven sachets of suspected shabu, with a street market value of P5,000, P400 in marked money, P200 in cash believed to be proceeds from sale of illegal drugs and a cellular phone were also taken by the police from the arrested suspect.

A tricycle driver identified by the police as Louie Jun Aldea was also arrested for selling illegal drugs to a police poseur buyer in Brgy. Aguisan, Himamaylan City, also on Monday.

A sachet of suspected shabu and P500 in marked money were also recovered by the police from Aldea.*


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