By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
At least P180,000 worth of shabu was seized yesterday afternoon following a buy-bust operation at Villahergon in Barangay Rizal, Silay City.
Police identified the suspect as Carlos Jaen, a resident of the said area.
Silay City police said Jaen was nabbed after he handed over one sachet of suspected shabu.
During the arrest, the suspect allegedly fought back against the arresting officers, although police were able to gain control following the scuffle.
One police officer was wounded in the incident.
Police recovered a total 12 small and five medium sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia, and the buy-bust money.
Jaen faces possession and sale of illegal drugs charges and is detained at the Silay City Police Station./DGB, WDJ