Three fall for P309K worth of illegal drugs

By: Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Three persons were arrested here for the recovery of P309,000 worth of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) in separate buy-bust operations on June 12, 2019.

The first operation was conducted around 1:19 a.m. at Barangay 30 that led to the arrest of Marco Garcia, 27, of the said village.

Police seized from Garcia five sachets of suspected shabu worth P9,000, the P200 marked money, a motorcycle, and drug paraphernalia. He is detained at Police Station 6.

The next operation was at Barangay Banago at around 2:30 a.m. which resulted in the confiscation of nine sachets of suspected shabu weighing 16 grams worth P150,000, the P500 marked money, and drug paraphernalia.

Police identified their target as Revo Aliguin, 34, of the said village. He is detained at Police Station 3.

Personnel of Police Station 3 also arrested Joey Aliboga, 36, of Barangay Banago at the said village at 6 a.m., after he allegedly yielded four sachets of suspected shabu worth P150,000, and the P500 marked money.