The National Capital Region Police Office, Chief, PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR. lauds the joint operation of Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) of PS – 4 Las Piñas, Southern Police District and Philippine Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) for a successful buy-bust operation that also resulted in an armed encounter along Isiah St. Tierra Hermosa Subd., Barangay Almanza 1, Las Piñas City at around 10:30 PM of April 13, 2021.
Based on the report submitted, the joint operatives of Las Piñas SDEU and PDEG conducted a joint buy-bust operation which unfortunately led to an armed encounter after the said suspects drew their gun against the police operatives resulting them to fired back to neutralized the situation that later on resulted in the death of the two unidentified suspects.
Seized from the suspects possession are the following pieces of evidence:
a.) Three (3) bxs containing Thirty-one (31) pcs of vaccume sealed suspected SHABU;
- b) Fifteen (15) bundle of boodle money (Served as Buy-bust money);
- c) Two (2) Cal. 45 Pistol;
- d) Four (4) pcs of fired cartridge case;
- e) One (1) Toyota Innova with plate number DAY1328;
- f) Five (5) Cellular phones; and
- g) Assorted I.D’s and OR of vehicle.
The items were duly marked and inventoried with the presence of Mr. Alfred Mendiola from DOJ, Kgwd Alfredo Medina of Barangay Almanza 1 and Mr. Andrew Jonathan Bagawisan.
The recovered illegal drugs has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 31 kilos with DDB value amounting to PHP 210,800, 000.00.
PNP Chief, PGEN DEBOLD M SINAS also personally went into the area and during his interview he reminded the public to stop purchasing and selling illegal drugs and if ever that they got caught, just surrender peacefully because if not the police operatives are ready and prepared to fight back against them.
PMGEN DANAO also gave his warning to these drug peddlers that TEAM NCRPO is always on the go 24/7 to apprehend them.
He added “kung kayo man ay pusher, user o kayo mismo ang pinanggagalingan ng iligal na droga sinisigurado ko sa inyo na may kalalagyan kayo. Kaya sana tigilan na ho natin ang paggamit ng iligal na droga na alam naman natin na walang maidudulot na mabuti lalo ngayon na tayo ay nasa pandemya.”