Western Visayas’s noted drug pusher falls in Bacolod drug bust

BACOLOD CITY -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested an alleged drug pusher during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Banago here on Saturday, Feb. 4.

The subject was identified as Nemia Jalando-on, 43, of Barangay Banago.

According to PDEA, Jalando-on is a regional level target included in the list of drug personalities of the police and PDEA.

Confiscated from her were 20 grams of shabu worth P136,000.

She was previously arrested for a drug offense but the case was dismissed, according to PDEA.

Jalando-on’s arrest came a few hours after PDEA-Negros Occidental also seized P3.4 million worth of shabu from a young man in a buy-bust in Barangay 10 here.