P270,760 worth of ‘shabu’ seized

Police seized 10 grams of suspected shabu worth P68,000 in a buy-bust at Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Bacolod City Police Office)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Eleven persons were arrested while P270,760 worth of suspected shabu was seized in separate buy-bust operations here and in Negros Occidental from September 2 to 11.

For the province, nine individuals were apprehended in the cities of Bago, La Carlota, Kabankalan, Talisay, Himamaylan, Silay, Victorias, and San Carlos.

An estimated P183,260 worth of suspected shabu was confiscated from these areas.

For Bacolod, two persons were arrested in Barangays 2 and Alijis, which resulted in the recovery of P87,500 worth of the said contraband.

The drug bust operations here were conducted by Police Stations 4 and 7.

The biggest drug hauls were reported in La Carlota City and Barangay Alijis.