P800K worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Talisay buy-bust

BACOLOD City – An estimated P800,000 worth of suspected shabu were confiscated following a buy-bust operation at Barangay E. Lizares, Talisay City in Negros Occidental, late evening of Sept 4, 2018.

Supt. Boots Aseo, Talisay City police chief, said anti-drug operatives of Talisay and Silay City police stations jointly arrested Joven Catipay, 44, of Barangay Pitalok, San Fernando town in Cebu.

Catipay was snared after selling P500 worth of purported shabu to a police poseur-buyer.

He yielded three sachets of suspected shabu, a mobile phone, and P1,000 cash.

Catipay, who is now detained at the Talisay City police station, was charged for illegal drug trade and possession.

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