Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office


EPD Apprehends #9 NCRPO Priority List In Marikina

POLICE MAJOR GENERAL DEBOLD M SINAS commends the Eastern Police District-Drug Enforcement Unit together with Malanday Police Community Precinct for apprehending ranked #9 of NCRPO Priority List and recovering P68k of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation on May 27, 2020 at Marikina City.

Records show that the Joint Buy-Bust Operation coordinated with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on May 27, 2020 around 2:15 PM at #18 Falco Street, Purok 6, Brrgy. Malanday, Marikina City resulted in the apprehension of Jim M Cabacang, male, 28 years old, single, jobless, resident of Marikina City.

Confiscated from the possession of the suspect were Five (5) heat sealed transparent plastic sachet suspected to be “shabu” weighing 10 grams with street value of Php68,000 and the buy bust money.

The markings and inventory of confiscated evidence was done in the presence of Barangay Kagawad Rodel Bayhon of Brgy. Malandya, Marikina City and representative from the media. Recovered pieces of evidence will be turned over to EPD Crime Laboratory for examination.

Meanwhile, suspect will be detained at Pasig City Custodial facility while pertinent documents are being prepared for inquest proceedings for violation of Section 5 (Selling, Distribution and Transportation of Dangerous Drug), Section 11 (illegal Possession of Dangerous Drug) and Section 12 (Possession of Paraphernalia) Article Il of RA 9165 otherwise known as Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.

“The successful operations in Metro Manila will continue in the coming days, weeks and months. The current pandemic will not hinder in the war against illegal drugs” said NCRPO Chief Police Major General DEBOLD M SINAS.