3 siblings nabbed, P238,000 shabu seized in Negros buy-bust

Published June 27, 2022, 4:16 PM

by Glazyl Masculino

EVIDENCE seized from three siblings in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 3, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental Sunday, June 26. (Photo courtesy of Police Regional Office-Western Visayas)
BACOLOD CITY – Three siblings were arrested and P238,000 worth of suspected shabu were seized in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 3, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental Sunday, June 27.

Police identified the suspects as Ruel Vicente, 30; Dunn Vicente, 28; and Emily Vicente, 43, all residents of Barangay 3.

According to a report from Police Regional Office (PRO)-Western Visayas (Region 6), the brothers were tagged as high-value individuals while their sister was a newly identified individual in the city.

The brothers were previously arrested for a drug offense.

They were subjected to monitoring for a couple of months before the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office, Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, and Kabankalan City Police Station launched the operation.

Police Brig. Gen. Flynn Dongbo, PRO-Western Visayas director, lauded the combined operating elements for another successful operation against illegal drugs.

 
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