BACOLOD City – Police arrested a “high-value” target in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Talubangi, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.
Eight sachets of suspected shabu were recovered from 32-year-old Romy Ame, police said.
He was nabbed after he allegedly sold illegal drugs to an undercover officer for P10,000 around 1:30 p.m. on June 3.
Aside from suspected shabu, a cellphone, P550 cash and drug paraphernalia were also seized.
Ame was detained in the lockup facility of the Kabankalan City police station, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN