Seized from him were three kilos of white gems accepted to be shabu with an expected road estimation of P6.8 million.
Rsog 7 Chief Ricardo Tero said de Gracia was on their rundown of high-esteem targets.
At the point when the presume saw he was managing the police, he endeavored to escape on his electronic bicycle, however he was cornered by police and tanods.
He hauled out his pistol and endeavored to shoot the capturing officers. A usable shot him first, hitting him in the lower appendage. A tanod injured amid the disturbance was later proclaimed out of threat.
In a meeting with Superbalita Cebu, de Gracia denied any contribution in the illicit medication exchange.
"Dili man to akoa. Ambot kinsa kaha nang shabu kay wala man ko magdala ana (The shabu was not mine. I don't have a clue who possesses it since I didn't bring it)," he said.
De Gracia said he frequently visited B. Aranas Ext. after a flame leveled his family's home in the sitio a year ago.
The suspect said he was happy to experience a medication test, including that it would yield a negative outcome.
Be that as it may, the Rsog 7 official demanded it was de Gracia who sold the shabu to a cop acting like an addict.
Tero said they had put de Gracia under reconnaissance for quite a long time and had the capacity to affirm his illicit exercises.
Beside shabu, the Rsog 7 group additionally seized a stacked .38 pistol from the suspect.
In the interim, San Nicolas Proper Barangay Captain Clifford Niñal said some medication identities from Duljo-Fatima had exchanged to his barangay. He had coordinated his tanods to screen suspicious people, who might be associated with medication managing exercises.
The tanods and work force of the Sawang Police Station helped Rsog 7 amid the task.
As indicated by Niñal, the barangay will mount surveillance cameras to help police screen sedate pushers.
In Talisay City, police still can't seem to decide if the lethal shooting of a few was sedate related.
Ditty Dixie Bacalso, 28, and her 30-year-old live-in accomplice Felix Yaris were gunned down while riding their bike on Rabaya St. in Sitio Matinagdanon, Barangay Tabunok on Sunday.
The exploited people were both city inhabitants; Bacalso from Barangay Tanke and Yaris from Barangay Poblacion.
Witnesses said two men on a cruiser shot them around 3 a.m. The couple were en route home from a bar.
"There are reports that unlawful medication exchanges are made inside the bar where the trading of cash and medications are uncontrolled. Bacalso is on our watchlist since we have data about her that we ceaselessly approved before the episode," said Chief Insp. Ardeolito Cabagnot, vice president of the Talisay City police.
He said the objective was Bacalso since the shooters were resolved to executing her. They even returned to ensure the unfortunate casualties were dead.
"She may have owed somebody cash since for what reason would they (the couple) deliberately go each Friday and Saturday to the bar on the off chance that they're from Tanke? She gets the shabu there and offers it in Tanke," he said in Cebuano
Cabagnot said neighbors had seen changes in the unfortunate casualties' way of life.
"Beforehand, we experienced reports from concerned natives about Bacalso's supposed medication contribution. One of their neighbors additionally disclosed to us that the couple all of a sudden obtained a significant amount of wealth despite the fact that they allegedly were jobless," he said in Cebuano.
Police, however, are likewise peering toward another edge, particularly when they discovered that Yaris supposedly beat somebody up in the bar
"Be that as it may, we believe it's a more profound thought process, so our examination will lean more on illicit medications," he said.
Six void shells from a .45 gun, three live shots and a slug were recouped from the wrongdoing scene.