Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

6.2 MILLION WORTH OF SUSPECTED SHABU BUSTED, 4 SUSPECTS JAILED

The National Capital Region Police Office, Chief, PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR lauds the Station Drug Enforcement Unit, Makati City Police Station, Southern Police District for a successful buy-bust operation along Kalayaan Ave., Brgy. West Rembo, Makati City at around 9:35 PM of January 19, 2021.

The operation stemmed after a confidential informant reported about the illegal drug activities of the suspect. The operatives conducted surveillance and monitoring to verify the veracity of the report received. Thereafter, a buy-bust operation was hatched.

One of operatives acted as a poseur buyer and was able to purchase one (1) piece of heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu. In which it prompted the operatives to pushed through with the pre-arranged buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest.

Based on the initial report submitted by Makati SDEU the arrested suspects were identified as:

a) Marivic Delacuesta y Dela Cruz a.k.a. Nene, 36 years old, female and resident of Quezon Blvd. Sta Cruz, Manila City:
b) Daryl Ace Parungo y Soledad a.k.a. Toperl, 29 years old, male, and resident of Brgy. 155 Tondo, Manila City;
c) Jamail Bura y Abdula a.k.a. Jam, 37 years old, male, and resident of Quiapo, Manila and
d) Frank Lawrence Dela Cruz y Aquino a.k.a. Oyong, 18 years old male, single and resident of Tondo, Manila City.

Seized from the suspects possession are the following pieces of evidence:

a) Nine (9) pieces knot tie transparent plastic containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu;
b) One (1) piece sling bag color black;
c) One (1) piece VIVO cellular phone color sky blue with housing color black and white;
d) Two (2) pieces Samsung keypad color black and white;
e) One (1) piece OPPO cellular phone color black with housing color black;
f) One (1) piece Samsung keypad cellular phone;
g) One (1) piece paper bag color yellow with markings “HUMAN”.;
h) One (1) piece paper bag color white with markings “H&M”;
i) One (1) piece paper bag color brown; and
j) Twelve (12) pieces PHP 1,000.00 (Genuine) peso bill with Five Hundred Eighty Eight (588) pieces (Boodle/fake money) PHP 1,000.00.

The confiscated illegal drugs has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 900 grams with DDB value amounting to PHP 6,120,000.00.

The arrested suspects and recovered pieces of evidence was turned-over to Makati SDEU for proper disposition and pending filing appropriate charges for the violation of Sections 5 and 13, Article II of R.A. 9165 otherwise known as “Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Acts of 2002.”

“The relentless effort of Team NCRPO’s operatives on the fight against illegal drugs in the region is highly commendable. I also encourage the public to cooperate with the authorities by reporting or providing us information that could lead to the apprehension of those involved in criminal activities. You can send your message thru Isumbong Kay RD NCRPO SMS hotline numbers O915- 888-9181 for GLOBE & 0999-901-8181 for SMART subscribers.

Ako ay nakikiusap sa ating mga kababayan na suportahan natin ang programa ng kasalukuyang administrasyon lalo na sa pagsupil ng iligal na droga, kriminalidad, terorismo at korupsyon. Asahan ninyo na ang inyong kapulisan sa Kalakhang Maynila ay laging narito 24/7 na magseserbisyo ng TAMA: TApat, may Tapang at MAlasakit para sa buong sambayanang Pilipino.” PMGEN DANAO stated.