BACOLOD City – Suspected illegal drugs weighing about 20 grams was recovered in a drug buy-bust operation in Parola Zone 3, Barangay 6, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.
The suspected shabu valued at around P240,000 contained in seven sachets were confiscated from the 42-year-old Angelito Silva, a police report showed.
Antidrug officers caught Silva in his residence around 10:20 p.m. on Sunday, it added.
Aside from the suspected shabu, P500 cash and drug paraphernalia were also recovered from him.
The suspect was detained in the custodial facility of the San Carlos City police station.
He faces charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN