Four arrested in drug buy-bust, P206,400 worth of ‘shabu’ seized 

A police operative conducts inventory on the suspected illegal drugs worth P122,400 seized in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 2, Silay City, Negros Occidental Monday. (Photo courtesy of Silay City Police Station)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Four persons were arrested by police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-6 in separate buy-bust operations here and in Negros Occidental in the past three days.

Authorities seized a total of P206,400 worth of suspected shabu.

Last Sunday, PDEA-6 Special Enforcement Unit raided an alleged drug den in Barangay Singcang-Airport here, which resulted in the arrest of the alleged drug den maintainer identified as Ronald Rollan, 36, of the said village.

Two others were also apprehended after they were caught inside Rollan’s house during the operation.

Confiscated from them were 12 grams of suspected shabu worth P84,000, improvised tooters, lighters, aluminum foil, and the marked money.

The following day, police also arrested Dax Gonzales, 41, of Barangay 2, Silay City, after he allegedly yielded 18 grams of suspected shabu worth P122,400.

According to the police, Gonzales is listed as a high-value individual.