*Php1.7 Million Worth of Illegal Drugs, Seized in Parañaque and Navotas Drug Bust*

NCRPO intensified anti-illegal drug bust resulted to the confiscation of Php 1,728,000.00 worth of suspected shabu and arrest of seven (7) drug personalities in Parañaque and Navotas respectively.

According to the initial report, a buy bust operation was launched at around 1:50 PM of July 23, 2022 along Bagong Silang St., Brgy. San Jose, Navotas City.

This resulted to the arrest of two drug personalities identified as JOSELITO SANTOS y QUINSAY, 41 years old and JERRIE LERONA y LADERAS 39 years old, single, fisherman.

Recovered from them were one revolver with four live ammunitions and 2.5 kilograms of suspected marijuana with a standard drug price of Php300,000.00 among others.

Later that day, at about 6:50 PM, two other suspects were arrested at Judge Roldan St. Brgy. San Roque, Navotas City.

Suspects were identified as: Francis Hatchaso y Cekeña @ BERTING 45 years old male; and Marlon Casama y Dematera @ MALO 27 years old.

A total of 160 grams of shabu with DDB value of Php1,088,000.00 was confiscated from the suspects along with one unit caliber .38 revolver SMITH and WESSON without serial number; and three pieces of .38 live ammunition.

Meanwhile on July 24, 2022, at about 9:20 AM, three suspects identified as Elmer Lupin Dizcaya, 42 years old, jobless, and a resident of C5 Extension Brgy La huerta Parañaque City;

Myleen Llamas Mendoza, 42 years old, Married, Jobless, and a resident of Pitonio extension Lupang Pangarap Brgy San Dionisio Parañaque City; and Joseph Delgado Dalimit 46 years old, single, jobless, and a resident of Pitonio Extension Lupang Pangarap Brgy San Dionisio Parañaque City were arrested following a buy bust operation conducted at Pitonio Extension Lupang Pangarap Brgy. San Dionisio Parañaque City.

Recovered from the suspects were suspected shabu having an estimated weight of around Fifty (50) grams with a Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Three Hundred Forty Thousand Pesos (Php340,000) among others.

The illegal drugs seized were turned over to the Forensic Unit for laboratory examination while the suspects were detained pending the filing of complaint for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 and the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.

Metro Top Cop PMGEN FELIFE R NATIVIDAD commended his men for the successful conduct of anti-illegal drug operations in their locality.

“I commend the effort of the elements of NPD and SPD in the successful launching of anti illegal drug operations in their areas of responsibility which resulted in the arrest of five drug suspects and confiscation of Php1.7 million worth of suspected illegal drugs. Let us continue to invigorate our effort towards the intensification of our campaign against this dangerous substance.” Said PMGEN NATIVIDAD.