Seven nabbed in P122-K drug busts

Police recovered P68,000 worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust in Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City, Negros Occidental Monday. (Photo courtesy of Silay City Police Station)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Seven persons were arrested while P122,944 worth of suspected shabu was seized in separate buy-bust operations in Negros Occidental from Jan. 23 to 25, 2022.

The biggest recovery was in Silay City where P68,000 worth of suspected shabu was seized from 31-year-old John Andrew Ferrer of Barangay Guinhalaran last Monday.

Ferrer is said to be a street level individual, according to the police.

Ferrer has yet to be reached for comment.

Other drug bust operations were also conducted in the cities of Escalante, La Carlota, and San Carlos.