By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
A newly-identified drug personality was arrested in a Thursday evening buy-bust operation at Purok Cagaycay in Barangay 2, Bacolod City.
Police identified the suspect as 23-year-old Warren Mercado, a resident of the said area.
Police Station 2 (PS2) commander, Police Chief Inspector Benedicto Villarias, Jr., said the suspect took over the illegal drugs business in the area as most of local drug personalities have been arrested.
Police recovered 10 sachets of shabu, with a market value of P18,000.
Mercado is detained at PS2 and faces illegal drugs charges./DGB, WDJ