Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office


NCRPO: 2 Arrested, 4 High Powered Firearms, and Illegal Drugs Siezed in a Buy-bust in Makati

NCRPO: PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR hailed the successful buy-bust operation launched by the elements of DSOU under supervision of PLTCOL JAY DIMAANDAL and DDEU, Northern Police District led by PMAJ AMOR CERILLO together with the elements of Poblacion Sub Station of Makati City Police Station, NDIT RIU at about 4:10 PM of Oct. 23, 2021 in a Rental Parking Area along San Agustin St., Salcedo Vill. Brgy. Bel-Air, Makati City.

The joint buy bust operation led to the arrest of two (2) suspects who were later identified as:
a. Huang Sia (Jason Lee), Chinese National; and
b. Raffy Ballera y Villariz, alias Ivan

Recovered from them were the following pieces of evidence

a. 4 pcs. Long firearms with marking Spikes Tactical Apopka FL USA worth Php100,000 each;
b. Recovered 3 pcs. Genuine Php1000 Buy-bust money incorporated with Boodle money;
c. 1 cigarette case containing White powder suspected to be Cocaine less than 1 gram of weight amounting to Php 5,000; and
d. 1 pc. transparent plastic bottle containing Shabu weighing mol 3 grams amounting to Php 20,400.

In a report submitted to Regional Office from NPD Director, PBGEN JOSE S HIDALGO JR, stated that at the given TDPO, DSOU operatives received an information that the suspects who are the subject of their month long monitoring for gun running activities will be transacting business in Makati area. Thus, 4 teams of DSOU,NPD under the supervision of PLTCOL JAY DIMAANDAL and DDEU led by PMAJ AMOR CERILLO with personnel of Poblacion Sub -Station of Makati CPS, NDIT RIU were immediately formed and conducted a Buy bust operation that resulted in the arrest of the suspects and confiscation of the above mentioned pieces of evidence.

Charges for violation of RA10591 ( Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition and RA9165 (The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 were readied against the arrested suspects.

“Lubos po akong nalulugod sa matagumpay na paglalatag ng buy bust operation ng ating mga kasamahan na naging sanhi ng agarang pagkahuli ng mga suspects na ito. Sa ilalim ng aking pamumuno, makaka-asa po kayo na ipagpautuloy po natin ang pagpapaigting ng ating mga kampanya laban sa lahat ng uri ng krimen, iligal na droga, sugal, at terorismo.” Wika ni PMGEN DANAO JR.