BACOLOD City – About P7.2 million worth of suspected shabu in combined value were seized in two separate buy-bust operations of law enforcers here yesterday.
Police Station 3 operatives apprehended Joselito Detoyato, 36, and John Ronel Jaleco, 25, both residents of this city, around 12:45 a.m. in Barangay 35.
An estimated 27 grams of suspected shabu worth P405,000 and the marked money of P500 were recovered.
The two suspects were detained at Police Station 1.
At 2:30 a.m. along the South Capitol Road in Barangay 9, operatives of the Police Regional Office 6’s Regional Drug Enforcement Unit apprehended Ronald Roquero Jr., 38, of Talisay City, Negros Occidental.
A police asset bought from the suspect a plastic sachet of shabu for P7,000.
Police operatives also arrested the live-in partner of Roquero, Gerline Yabut, 30, of Barangay Handuman, this city; and Alcyn Dwight Cuadra, 40, of Barangay Vista Alegre here.
They recovered about a kilo of shabu valued at P6.8 million.
The three suspects were detained at Police Station 2.
Police said the suspects face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN