National Capital Region Police Office under the helm of Regional Director PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS commends the personnel of Station Drug Enforcement Unit of PS – 10 Kamuning and PS – 11 Galas, Quezon City Police District in coordination with PDEA NCR for a successful buy-bust operation which resulted in the apprehension of three (3) male drug personalities at a supermarket parking lot located along E Rodriguez Sr. Ave near corner G. Araneta Ave., Brgy. Doña Emelda, Quezon City at around 6:45 PM of October 28, 2020.
The operation stemmed after a regular confidential informant appeared personally in Kamuning Police Station and reported about the illegal drug activities of a certain “RIC” particularly selling shabu within the area of Brgy. Dona Imelda, Quezon City. Immediate coordination with PDEA NCR was done in order to determine the veracity of the report. Likewise, upon validation, the operatives found out that “RIC” is under drugs watch list which prompted the operatives to arrange a buy-bust operation.
Subsequently, on the same date the SDEU operatives were dispatched to the location of the suspect. One of the operatives acted as a poseur buyer and was able to meet “RIC” along with his two (2) other cohorts. “RIC” handed one (1) color brown envelope with one (1) piece of large size transparent plastic zip lock containing undetermined amount of white crystalline substance in exchange of PHP 30,000.00.
After the transaction was established, the operatives pushed-through with the pre-arranged buy-bust operation which resulted in the arrest of “RIC” along with his other two (2) cohorts.
Initial investigation disclosed that the arrested suspects were identified as:
a) JENRIC DE LEON y ROXAS, 26 years old, single, native of Pasig and residing in Brgy. Hagdan Bato Itaas, Mandaluyong City.
b) JAY CARY CAGAMPANG y NAVIDA, 36 years old, single, Driver, native of Manila and resident of Brgy. Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City.
c) PAULO MULLEDA y Alojado, 29 years old, single, jobless native of Manila and residing in Batanes Felipa St., Quezon City.
Seized from suspects’ possession are the following pieces of evidence:
a) One (1) piece of large size ziplock transparent plastic sachet containing undetermined amount of suspected shabu;
b) Buy-bust money amounting to Php120,000.00 (One (1) piece genuine One Thousand Peso Bill incorporated with One hundred Twenty Nine (129) pieces of One Thousand Peso bill as boodle money;
c) One (1) piece of medium size brown paper bag;
d) Four (4) pieces of cellphone; and
e) One (1) Toyota Grandia color black bearing plate number UDQ-531.
The items were duly marked and inventoried in the presence of Brgy. Kagawad Wilfred Lee of Brgy. Dona Imelda, Quezon City and Media Representative Alex Mendoza of QCPD Press Corps.
The confiscated illegal drugs has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 100 grams with DDB value amounting to PHP 680,000.00. It was turned-over to QCPD Crime Lab for chemical analysis.
Meanwhile, the arrested suspects are under the custody of PS – 10 Kamuning for proper disposition and pending the filing of appropriate charges to the court for violation of Sec. 5 Article II of RA 9165 or “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.”
“I want to congratulate QCPD operatives for another successful buy-bust operation and I also want to extend my gratitude to the public who constantly supports our police operations,” PMGEN SINAS stated.