Twelve sachets of suspected shabu weighing 13 grams and valued at around P88,400 were seized from two drug suspects in a buy-bust operation at Sitio Barra located in Barangay Mambulac, Silay City, Negros Occidental.
Silay City Police Station OIC chief Lieutenant Colonel Robert Petate identified the suspects as 28-year-old Joey Atienza and 18-year-old Alex Martin Duran, residents of the village. They were apprehended around 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6.
Police also recovered P1,000 in buy-bust money; drug paraphernalia; two cell phones; and P162 cash believed to be proceeds from illegal drug transactions.
The suspects were detained at the Silay City Police Station and charged with violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./WDJ