National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Acting Regional Director PBGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR lauded the successful buy bust operation conducted by joints operatives of Regional Intelligence Division -NCRPO led by PLTCOL HANSEL M MARANTAN, together with the Special Operations Unit 3 (lead unit) led by PLT HAZEL MABILIN under the supervision of PLTCOL GLENN C GONZALES, OIC SOU 3 PNP DEG, PDEA NCR, LALOMA PS, and HPG NCR led by LT.COL LEGAYDA, earlier Today which led to the arrest of three (3)suspects.
The suspects identified by the operatives were 1). Dianne Irene Rodriguez Cambalicer, 37 yrs. old and a Businesswoman from Rommel and Dianne Wholesale and Retail; 2). Louie Mark Cuballes Cuerdo, 29 yrs.old, a Driver from Inspiro Relia Global Shared Services; and 3). Angelo Buenaventura Pascual , 22 yrs.old, unemployed.
Investigation disclosed that the buy-bust operation was held along EDSA Hi-way, Brgy Apolonio Samson, Balintawak, Quezon City in front of KKK Heavy Equipment and Supply at 7:40 A.M, November 29, 2020.
A total 217 blocks of suspected dried marijuana leaves weighing 217 kilos worth PHP 26,040,000.00 was confiscated from the suspects.
After on-site marking, inventory and photograph, the arrested suspects and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought at the office of PNPDEG SOU 3, CAMP CRAME, Quezon City for proper disposition.
PBGEN DANAO in his interviews emphasized that the Team NCRPO would invigorate their operations and coordination to arrest high value targets and seize larger amounts of drugs.
The operation is also the result of intensified and intelligence driven operation of our operatives as support to the flagship program of our President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the war on all forms of illegal drugs, criminality, and corruption”.
” Iba’t ibang ahensya at units ang nagtutulong tulong upang sugpuin ang paglaganap ng mga lahat ng uri ng droga, kasama na ang marijuana. Dahil sa maayos na koordinasyon at pagpaplano, nakasiaiguro akong marami pang bigtime sources, distributors, pedlers o sellers ang ating mahuhuli sa kamay ng batas,” said PBGEN DANAO.
He assured the general public that Team NCRPO is always on guard to keep our communities safe against all forms illegal drug use and abuse even in our country is grappling with the corona virus pandemic and calling on the general public to help and cooperate with the authorities by reporting and or providing us with information that could lead to the apprehension and prosecution of those involved in various criminal activities even if it involves personnel within our ranks through our SMS hotline numbers Isumbong Kay RD NCRPO O915- 888-9181 for GLOBE and 0999-901-8181 for SMART, PBGEN DANAO, concluded.