Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

1.4 MILLION WORTH OF SUSPECTED SHABU BUSTED IN NAVOTAS, FOUR (4) DRUG SUSPECTS NABBED

PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, Chief, NCRPO lauds Navotas City Police Station, Northern Police District for the successful apprehension of four (4) suspects in possession of illegal drugs and firearm through a buy-bust operation along Champaca St., Brgy. San Roque, Navotas City at around 11:00 PM of October 21, 2020.

The arrest was plotted as a follow-up operation from the previous operations conducted by the operatives of Navotas police. The operatives conducted surveillance and monitoring to confirm the location of suspects. Subsequently, after validation, the operatives set-up a buy-bust operation against the suspects.

One of the operatives acted as a poseur and after the transaction, the operatives pushed-through with the pre-arranged buy-bust operation which resulted in the arrest.

Report showed that the arrested suspects were identified as:

a) Marvin Oraño y Roldan @Mabong, (Pusher/ Listed), 34 years old, male, married, jobless, resident of 28 M. Domingo St., Brgy Tangos North, Navotas City;

b) Arjay Centeno y De Jesus @Arjay, (Pusher/ Listed) 28 years old, male, single, fisherman, resident of 400 S. Roldan St., Brgy. Tangos South, Navotas City;

c) Marlon Valentin y Silvestre @Marlon(User/ Listed), 19 years old, male, single, jobless, resident of 118 B. Cruz St., Brgy. Tangos North, Navotas; and

d) Janine Burdeos y Peralta @J-9 (User/Not Listed), 28 years old, female, single, jobless, resident of 155 KKK St., Brgy. 150, Bagong Barrio, Caloocan City.

Seized from suspect’s possession are the following pieces of evidence:

a) One (1) piece small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet, containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu”;

b) Two (2) pieces of knot-tied ice transparent plastic bag, containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu”;

c) Six (6) pieces small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet, containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu”;

d) One (1) piece black belt-bag;

e) One (1) piece Cal. 38 revolver with serial no. RS94NM139 and loaded with four (4) live ammunitions;

f) One (1) piece of five hundred peso bill used as buy-bust money; and

g) Five (5) pieces one hundred peso bills.

The items were duly marked and inventoried in the presence of Brgy. Kgwd. Winifredo A. Esquillo Jr and Media Representative Ismael “Ka Maeng” Santos.

The confiscated illegal drugs has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 206 grams with Standard Drug Price (SDP) amounting to PHP 1,400,800.00.

The recovered pieces of evidence were turned-over to PNP – Northern Police District Crime Laboratory Office for chemical analysis. While the arrested suspects is placed under custody of Navotas City Police Station pending the filing of charges for violation of Sec. 5 and Sec. 11 Article II of RA 9165 otherwise known as “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002” and violation of RA 10591 or  “Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act”.

“The series of successful operations manifest how dedicated and committed our police operatives are when it comes to eliminating all forms of illegal drugs here in Metro,” said PMGEN SINAS.