Couple nabbed in Bacolod drug sting

Philippine Tribune
Philippine Tribune

BACOLOD CITY – Police arrested a couple in a buy-bust operation in Purok Kahirup, Barangay Singcang-Airport here on Thursday, October 5.

Police identified the suspects as Leo Dungon, 36, of Barangay 13, this city, and his live-in-partner Rodelyn Camento, 19, of Barangay Singcang-Airport.

The couple yielded 50 grams of suspected shabu worth P340,000.

Police Capt. Melvin Mercado, head of Police Station 8, said that suspects are considered high-value individuals due to the volume of the drug recovery.

Mercado said that Dungon had a homicide case and was recently released from jail after serving his sentence.

The Police Station 8 head said the couple was subjected to a buy-bust operation after they received information regarding their illegal activity.

Charges for sale and illegal possession of dangerous drugs will be filed against the suspects, according to Mercado.

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