BACOLOD City – Police arrested eight persons in two separate buy-bust operations here over the weekend.
A report from Aksyon Radyo Bacolod indicated that Police Station 2 apprehended a priority suspect and seven others in a buy-bust operation in Purok Sigay, Brgy. 2 here.
Chief Inspector Benedicto Villarias Jr., Police Station 2 chief, identified the main subject of the operation as Wilfred Laquida.
Villarias said they have been monitoring Laquida for some time already.
He added that the entire family of the suspect is allegedly involved in illegal drug trade.
Villarias added that the seven other suspects were caught in a pot session.
They are Herminio Reyes, 44, of Purok Sunrise Brgy Bata; Lorenz Agriam, 18, Eric Marques, 24 residents of Purok San Roque, Brgy Tangub; Sunny Paberan, 44, of Purok Pine Tree, Brgy. Bata; Genevieve Sancho, 34, of Purok Tangegue, Brgy. 1; Aaron Sauce, 32 and Jayline Tacuyan, 23 residents of Purok Sigay Brgy. 2 in the city of Bacolod.
Recovered from the suspects were 15 sachets of suspected shabu , 4 tooters, and marked money.
The eight are presently detained at Police Station 2 and will be charged for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.