Five persons were arrested with P102,000 in suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 5, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental Dec. 6.
Those arrested were identified as Noel Bonghanoy, 28, of the barangay, Raul Caruscay, 40, of Barangay Rizal, Arman Cañete, 29, of Barangay 5, Remegio Alob, 19, of Barangay Guadalupe, all of San Carlos City, and Mavin Magbolugtong, 33, of Sitio Tunga, Barangay Bantayanon in Calatrava , Negros Occidental.
Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office seized several sachets of suspected shabu, weighing 15 grams, and drug paraphernalia, during the operation.
The suspects are detained at the custodial facility of the PDEA NOCPO, and will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. — MML