BY CYRUS GARDE AND MAE SINGUAY
BACOLOD City – Suspected shabu weighing about 40 grams was recovered in a buy-bust operation in Purok Tangkong, Barangay 7.
Police confiscated 11 sachets of suspected illegal drugs valued at around P500,000 from 21-year-old Rey Demonteverde.
He was caught after he sold suspected shabu to an undercover officer for P500 around 12 a.m. on Friday, police said.
Aside from suspected illegal drugs, P1,000 cash and drug paraphernalia were also seized.
Demonteverde was detained in the custodial facility of Police Station 3, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN