Casual Cadiz city government employee falls in buy-bust

Published August 14, 2022, 4:05 PM

by Glazyl Masculino

BACOLOD CITY – A casual employee of the city government of Cadiz in Negros Occidental was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tinampa-an Saturday, August 13.

SUSPECTED shabu valued at P12,240 was seized by the police from a casual government employee of Cadiz City, Negros Occidental in Barangay Tinampa-an Saturday, August 13. (Photo courtesy of Cadiz City Police Station)

Police identified the suspect as Charlie Bacroya, 43, of Barangay Tinampa-an, who was assigned at the City Veterinary Office.

Police Lt. Col. Gil John Despi, Cadiz City police chief, said Bacroya is their Top 2 priority target at the police station.

Despi said that they have been monitoring the suspect for some time.

Police recovered from Bacroya 1.8 grams of suspected shabu worth P12,240 and the P500 marked money.

Bacroya is considered a high value individual, according to the police.

Despite this, Despi said the city government is conducting random drug testing on its employees as part of their cleansing.

Bacroya has yet to be reached for comment.