Mother, two sons nabbed for possession of shabu worth P136,000 in Bacolod buy-bust

Published November 26, 2022, 6:00 PM

by Glazyl Masculino

BACOLOD CITY — A mother and her two sons were arrested after police seized 20 grams of habu worth P136,000 in a buy-bust operation at Purok Sigay, Barangay 2 here on Friday, Nov. 25.

Police identified the subject as Memar Diopeta, 53, of Barangay 2. Her sons who are twins were Wowie and Wendyl, 27 years old.

A mother and her twin-sons were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 2, Bacolod City, with the seizure of P136,000 worth of suspected shabu Friday. (Photo courtesy of Bacolod City Police Office)

Capt. Paul Vincent Pendon, head of Police Station 2, said Diopeta was arrested for a drug offense in 2012 and was released from jail in 2018.

Pendon said they’ve been monitoring Diopeta for a week.

Pendon said that Diopeta’s sons allegedly conspire with her in the illegal drug trade.

Drug charges are being readied against the three suspects.