The National Capital Region Police Office Chief PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS lauded the successful buy bust operation by the operatives of District Drug Enforcement Unit of the Northern Police District at about 1:00 AM of October 25, 2020 infront of a Drug Store along EDSA Monumento, Caloocan City.
According to the initial report, the operation stemmed from an Intelligence driven operation initiated by the personnel of DDEU and DSOU, NPD who conducted a planned buy-bust operation against the suspects during the conduct of the Simultaneous Enhanced Managing Police Operations in the area.
Consequently, the suspects were arrested and identified as :
1. Sebastine Kyle De Leon y Mabag, 20 years old, residing in Brgy. 137, Balut, Tondo, Manila; and
2. Nazzer Meraji y Calvi, 22 years old and presently residing in Brgy. 704 San Andres, Malate, Manila.
Seized from their possession were the following pieces of evidence thus:
a. One (1) pc. large brick size suspected dried marijuana leaves/fruiting tops wrapped with transparent cling wrapper and brown pakaging tape;
b. One (1) pc. genuine P1,000.00 bill with ultraviolet powder incorporated with twenty-nine (29) pcs. P1,000.00 boodle money;
c. One (1) unit lenovo cellular phone color white; and
d. One (1) pc color red body bag
The recovered dried marijuana leaves/fruiting tops has an estimated total weight of more or less 1000 grams with a standard drug price amounting to P120,000.00.
The suspects were brought at NPD DDEU office for filing of charges for violation of Sec. 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs) and Sec 26 (Conspiracy) Art ll of RA 9165.
The recovered items were inventoried in the place of appression before the accused and mandatory witnesses Brgy. Kgwad Francisco Tio of Brgy. 86 Zone 8 District ll, Caloocan City and Mr. Ismael “Ka Maeng” Santos of Bulgar Tabloid.
“I commend the successful buy bust operation by NPD that led in the seizure of a kilo of suspected marijuana. This again is another step towards a drug-free Metro,” said PMGEN SINAS.