Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

DRUG STING NABS TOP 1 DRUG PERSONALITY

The Top Most Drug Personality of Holy Spirit Police Station (PS 14), Quezon City Police District was arrested during a Buy-Bust operation at about 9:00PM on January 19, 2021 at Purok 3A Barangay Culiat, Quezon City.

National Capital Region Police Office Regional Director, PMGEN Vicente D Danao Jr., commended the operatives of PS 14, Station Drug Enforcement Unit for the successful buy-bust operation and arrest of the suspect. The suspect was identified as Jimmy Chavez y Cruzat, male, 48 years old, jobless and a resident of Siniguelas St., Purok 3A, Brgy Culiat, Quezon City.

Investigation disclosed that the operation was ensued after verification on the validity of the information provided by a confidential informant regarding the continuous involvement of the subject person in the proliferation/distribution of illegal drugs. Further, an undercover operative posed as poseur buyer and at a pre-arranged signal, the suspect was arrested.

Seized from the possession and control of the suspect are the following pieces of evidence: four (4) pcs heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected as methamphetamine hydrochloride locally known as “shabu” with more or less seven (7) grams with DDB estimated value of PHP47, 600; and one (1) piece genuine five hundred peso bill used as buy-bust money with initial “RR” inside BSP logo.

Inventory and markings of the evidences was witnessed by Kagawad Jerrylyn Balonzo Brgy., Culiat , Quezon City and Mr. Christopher Yu, a media representative.

Meanwhile, suspect is currently under the custody of PS14 while recovered pieces of evidences were submitted to the QCPD Crime Laboratory Office for examination. The case will be referred to the Quezon City Prosecutors office for filing of charges in violation of Secs 5 & 11 of RA 9165 known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
PMGEN Danao stated that the relentless anti-illegal drugs operation of Team NCRPO that resulted in the arrest of drug personalities and drug watch listed individuals as well as seizure of illegal drugs is highly commendable. “This is effort is in line with the directive of our President to curb the proliferation of illegal drugs in the country.” He added. ###