13 drug suspects nabbed, 4 minors rescued in Carcar

Kevin A. Lagunda

THIRTEEN drug suspects were arrested while four minors were rescued in a drug bust in Sitio Kayam, Barangay Napo, Carcar City around 2:05 p.m. on Sunday, July 16.

Authorities seized from the suspects 12.45 grams of white crystals believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” worth P146,910.

One of the operation’s targets, identified as Jerry Caparida Tantano who is a street-level pusher, was caught. His brother, Henry, escaped.

The rest of the drug suspects are newly identified personalities.

The suspects will be charged with violation of the Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (SunStar Cebu)