3, including son of town mayor, fall in anti-drug operation in San Carlos | Inquirer News

3, including son of town mayor, fall in anti-drug operation in San Carlos

/ 05:48 PM August 18, 2022

3, including son of town mayor, fall in anti-drug operation in San Carlos

BACOLOD CITY — Three persons, including the son of a town mayor, were arrested in a drug bust in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental at 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17.

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Nestor Aburido Era Jr., 40; Chito Carasaqui Atienza, 46; and Rosalia Nemenzo, 60 did not resist arrest.

Lt. Ruby Aurita, deputy chief of San Carlos City Police Station, said Era is the son of Calatrava Mayor Marilyn Era.

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The mayor could not be reached for comment yet.

The San Carlos police led by Lt. Col. Jesus Mesahon conducted a buy-bust operation against Atienza and arrested him after he sold a heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet of shabu to a poseur buyer.

Seized in the operation were 15 grams of suspected shabu valued at P 102,000, the buy-bust money amounting to P600, and other paraphernalia, Aurita said.

The arrested persons are detained at the San Carlos City Police Station pending the filing of charges against them.

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