Construction worker, woman nabbed in drug bust

A construction worker and a woman were arrested in separate drug bust in Talisay and Silay cities Tuesday.

Police identified the suspects as Eduardo Alontaga Laudio, Jr., 39, married, construction worker and resident of Barangay Zone 4A, Talisay City and Dianita Deguira Palaras, 49, widow, of Purok Kahilwayan, Barangay 2, Silay.

Laudio was arrested around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mabini Street, Barangay Zone 12, Talisay by City Drug Enforcement Unit led by Police Senior Inspector Joseth Catonina, under supervision of Superintendent Adonis Rosales.

Confiscated from his possession were five heat sealed suspected shabu including the buy bust item in exchange for P300 marked money and other drug paraphernalia.

Palaras, on the other hand, was confiscated with one (1) medium size heat sealed suspected shabu; three (3) small sachets of suspected shabu worth P6, 000.00; P500 marked money; P400 cash believed proceeds from prohibited drugs sale and other drug paraphernalia.

The suspects are detained at their respective prison cells and charged with violation of RA 9165.*


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