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More than Php 1.2M Worth of Shabu and 8 Drug Suspects, Busted in Manila

 

NCRPO under the helm of PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR intensified its campaign against the proliferation of illegal drugs in Metro Manila. Towards this end, all police districts invigorated their effort in the conduct of anti-illegal drug operations in their respective areas of responsibility.

In Manila Police District under the supervision of PBGEN LEO M FRANCISCO, District Director, elements of Station Drug Enforcement Unit of Stations 3 and 7 busted more than Phpn1.2 Million worth of suspected illegal drugs in a series of buy-bust operation in the City.

According to the initial report, on June 5, 2021 at about 8:40 PM, elements of MPD PS7 SDEU conducted a buy-bust operation along Rail Road Track, Antipolo St Brgy 209 Tondo Manila which resulted to the arrest of four (4) drug suspects who were later identified as Ace Obar y Gallardo 36 y/o, Jordan Eta y Bernas 33 y/o, Roberto Dela Cruz y Mercado and Regina Garino y Ma, female, 48 y/o.

Recovered from them were the following pieces of evidence:
a. 5 pcs small heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystaline substance suspected to be shabu; and
b. 1 piece large heat sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu with estimated weight of more or less 48g to 50grams and dangerous drug board value of Php 340,000.

Meanwhile, elements of the Station Drugs Enforcement Unit, Sta. Cruz Police (PS-3) conducted a buy-bust operation along Rizal Ave. near corner Tayuman St., Brgy. 331, Sta Cruz, Manila at about 1:50 AM of June 6, 2021.

This resulted to the arrest of the following drug suspects who were later identified as:
a. RAMIL GAMBOA Y DATARO @Ramil, male, 36 y/o, member of Commando Gang and resident of No. 5 Don Antonio St., Villa Beatriz Subd., Matandang Balara, Quezon City; (Listed);
b. REDEN CRISOSTOMO Y SANTIAGO @Reden, male, 39 y/o resident of No. 45 Laura St., Old Balara, Quezon City; (Listed);
c. LESTER CEZAR Y BENITEZ @Lester, male, 18 y/o, resident of no. 38 Laura St., Old Balara, Quezon City; (Not Listed); and
d. SHERWIN GLORIA Y TAPANG @Sherwin, male, 29 y/o, member of Bahala Na Gang Gang and resident of Herbosa St., Tondo, Manila City; (Not Listed); (Under Custody).

Following items were also recovered from them:

a. Five (5) pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be “SHABU” with estimated weight of more or less 127.00 grams together with its masking tape with DDB value amounting to Php. 863,600.00;
b. Buy Bust Money amounting to Php. 1000.00 pesos (Genuine);
c. Thirty two (32) pcs. of colored printed Php. 1000.00 peso bills (Fake Money) used as boodle money;
d. One (1) unit of Taxi “JAZ & MARK Transport” Toyota Vios color white with plate number UVV 380; and
e. One (1) unit of Yamaha Mio Sporty color white with plate number 8433 UM.

The pieces of drug evidence seized were taken to the crime laboratory for confirmatory testing while the suspects will be facing charges for violation of RA 9165.

”I commend the continuing effort of the Manila Police District in conducting anti-illegal drug operations in their AOR in line with our intensified campaign to free the Metro from the ill-effects of this dangerous substance. Let us continue to work together as one team towards the attainment of our vision of a safer Metro Manila for all.” PMGEN DANAO JR, said.###