Four nabbed for P170,000 worth of ‘shabu’

Some of the items, including 11 grams of suspected shabu worth P74,800, and a loose firearm, confiscated from an alleged drug personality in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tapi, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental Monday. (Photo courtesy of Kabankalan City Police Station)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Four persons, including a minor, were busted with P170,000 worth of suspected shabu in Negros Occidental last Monday.

In Silay City, Myco Galleno, 37; Jaynel Siason19; and a minor, all residents of Barangay Mambulac, were apprehended in a buy-bust operation in the said village.

According to the police, Galleno is the no. 6 alleged drug personality in the city. All of them are street-level individuals.

Police recovered from them 14 grams of suspected shabu worth P95,200, the P1,600 marked money, P101, drug paraphernalia, and an improvised shotgun.

In Kabankalan City, Reniel Cabison, 45, of Barangay Tapi, was also arrested in a drug bust in the said village after he allegedly yielded 11 grams of suspected shabu worth P74,800.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Alvimar Flores, Kabankalan City police chief, said that Cabison is an 8th drug personality of Kabankalan City Police Station.

Flores said that Cabison was arrested for a drug offense in Ilog town in 2016 and was later released through plea bargaining.

Also confiscated from him were the P500 marked money, a glass tooter, drug paraphernalia, a .38-caliber Smith and Wesson revolver loaded with three live ammunition and two live ammunition for .357 caliber, P200, and a digital weighing scale.

“For protection daw ang iya armas,” Flores said.