Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office


NCRPO : 6.8 M Worth of Shabu Seized; Top 7 Most Wanted Person Arrested in Successive Intensified Police Operations in NCR

NCRPO- PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR lauds the successful buy-bust operations conducted by the elements of PDEA RO IV-A led by Agent Christopher Basillo in coordination with Mandaluyong CPS SDEU personnel led by PMAJ BALLESTEROS and Mauway Police Sub-Station 6 personnel led by PLT ORLAIN at about 11:55 AM of October 5, 2021 in front of Jolibee Parking Lot, Halcon cor Boni avenue Brgy. Malamig, Mandaluyong City.

The suspects were identified as Mark Joseph Digma y Bacalao, Dave Cecilio Bautista y Quilbio and John Lester Benitez y Bonaobra.

Recovered from them were the following pieces of evidence :

1. one pc open heat-sealed transparent plastic bag containing MOL 1 kilogram of white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with SDP Php 6,800,000.00 ;
2. one (1) backpack;- one (1) yellowgold teabag;
3. 1 genuine one thousand peso bill- boodle money;
4. one (1) cellular phone; and
5. one (1) unit mirage sedan color mettalic silver with plate# nft6861.

The suspects were now placed under police custody while charges for violation of Sections 5 and 26, Art II of RA9165 are being readied against them. The confiscated drug evidence on the other hand were turned over to the crime laboratory for confirmatory testing.

Meanwhile in SPD-TAGUIG City Police Station, Joint Law Enforcement Operation was plotted by the elements of Intel Operative Solana MPS led by PCPT.SAMUEL A LOPEZ, COP, Regional Group on Special Company (RGSC) led by PLT JOEL B GUBAN and PLT JEFFERSON M BERIDA under the direct supervision of PLTCOL BRILLANTE BILLAOAC, C,RGSC, Warrant and Subpoena Unit of Taguig CPS led by PCMS John Trinidad, PIU,CPPO, 142 SAC 14 SAB PNP SAF led by PMAJ ROLDAN PORTERA, Lasam MPS under the direct supervision of PMAJ.REYNALDO VIERNES, COP and RUI2-IG which successfully led to the arrest of the Top 7 Regional Level, PRO 2 and Top 14 Most Wanted Person of Taguig City Police Station,
for the 4th Quarter 2021.

He was identified as Pompeo Dela Cruz y Vargas, 24 y/o, arrested at about 4:30 PM of October 5, 2021 at Barangay Natappian East, Solana, Cagayan Valley.

Initial investigation disclosed that the accused was wanted for the crime of RAPE pursuant to a warrant of arrest issued by honorable Judge Bryron G San Pedro of Family Court Branch 15 Taguig City issued dated September 6, 2021 with NO BAIL recommended.

The accused was placed under police custody pending the issuance of commitment order and return of the warrant of arrest to the court of origin.

“I commend the unwavering commitment and dedication showcased by our men in the conduct of police operations which led to successful manhunt and anti-illegal drug campaign in Metro Manila. This only proves that despite the difficulties we are experiencing amid the covid 19 pandemic, we never seize to deliver Serbisyong TAMA; TApat, mat tapang at MAlasakit sa mamamayan.” Said PMGEN DANAO JR.###