The police arrested three suspects and seized P285,600 worth of suspected shabu in buy-bust operations in two cities and one town in Negros Occidental on Friday, September 22.
Redeem Abadiano, 51, of Purok Uhaw, Brgy. 4, Kabankalan City, was arrested Friday evening, the police reported.
The police said together with operatives from Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Region 6 they seized 25 grams of suspected shabu from Abadiano valued at P170,000.
The suspect and recoveries are now under the custody of PDEA-Negros Occidental.
In another buy-bust operation, Noli Dicto, 29, was also arrested in Brgy. 2, Silay City, where the police seized 15 grams of suspected shabu valued at P102,000.
Dicto is now under the custody of the Silay City Police Station.
Another street-level target also fell in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Lugway, Brgy. Gargato, Hinigaran town, Friday evening.
Reynaldo Acang, 58, was arrested after two grams of suspected shabu valued at P13,600 were seized from him, the police said.
The suspect is now under the custody of Hinigaran Police Station.*