Three nabbed in drug busts

Police arrested suspected pusher Enecito Villarna (seated, 2nd from left) in a buy-bust operation at Barangay 14, Bacolod City Friday. (Photo courtesy of Police Station 1)

By: Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Three persons were arrested for sale and illegal possession of dangerous drugs here and in E.B. Magalona town in Negros Occidental from September 12 to 13.

Personnel of Police Station 1 arrested Enecito Villarna Jr., 28, of Barangay 2 in a buy-bust at Barangay 14 here early yesterday.

Police recovered from them 11 sachets of suspected shabu worth P24,000, the P200 marked money, and drug paraphernalia.

Police Major Jovil Sedel, head of Police Station 1, said Villarna is a high value target.

Also arrested at Barangay Alangilan here last Thursday was Heleb Grace Lavaro, 26, of the said village, after police confiscated from him four sachets of suspected shabu worth P4,500, the P200 marked money, and P300 cash.

Lavaro, a newly-identified drug personality, is detained at Police Station 5.

In E. B. Magalona town, Ma. Fe Andrino, 30, of Barangay III-Poblacion was arrested in a drug raid at Barangay Batea that day, after she allegedly yielded three sachets of suspected shabu worth P7,200, and the P500 marked money.