The arrest of a Tokhang surrenderer and four other alleged drug personalities Wednesday and Thursday led to the recovery of about 228,00 worth suspected shabu in San Carlos City, Hinigaran and EB Magalona, Negros Occidental.
Nabbed during a buy-bust operation Wednesday at Fatima Village in Brgy. Rizal, San Carlos City, were Von Eric Labrador, Rhodel Alquiza and Rodelyn Labardor.
Their apprehension also led to the recovery of an estimated P225,000 worth of suspected shabu, P1,000 in marked money, the police said.
A Tokhang surrenderer, identified as Alvin Albaladejo was also arrested by a police team headed by Senior Inspector Rhojn Darell Nigos in another buy-bust operation in Brgy. 1 poblacion, EB Magalona.
The apprehension of Albaladejo yielded 3,000 worth of suspected shabu and P500 in marked money.
Policemen also apprehended yesterday a certain Judge Tejada in another buy-bust operation in Brgy. 4, Hinigaran, Negros Occidental.
The arrest of Tejada, who is considered by the police a level 2 high value target, yielded an estimated six grams of suspected shabu, with a market value of P72,000, P800 in marked money, and a cellular phone.
The five arrested suspects will face charges for violation of RA 9165, or the Comprehensive Drug Act of 2002.*GPB
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