Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office



NCRPO – PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR commends the operatives of Navotas City Police Station, Northern Police District under the supervision of PCOL DEXTER B OLLAGING, Chief of Police for the successful conduct of buy-bust operation that resulted in the apprehension of two (2) drug personalities and confiscation of more or less 150 grams of suspected shabu on October 15, 2021 at around 10:52 PM along C4 Road., Barangay. Bagumbayan North, Navotas City.

Reports submitted by PBGEN JOSE S HIDALGO JR, District Director state that Station Drug Enforcement Unit, Navotas CPS led by PLT LUIS RUFO JR in coordination with PDEA conducted a planned buy-bust operation in which one of the operatives acted as a poseur buyer and was able to purchase one (1) piece plastic sachet containing suspected shabu in exchange of PHP 1,000.00.

Immediately after the transaction, the operatives pushed through with the pre-arranged buy-bust and arrested two suspects who were identified as LEAN BALAURO y HUGO aka LEAN (Pusher/listed), 32 years old; and DAVE ABILA y BALAURO aka DAVE.

Recovered from the scene are the following pieces of evidence:

  1. One (1) piece heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu;
  2. One (1) piece belt bag containing nine (9) pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu and three hundred seventy pesos (PHP370).
  3. One (1) piece One Thousand Peso bill and nine (9) pieces One Thousand Peso boodle money.

The confiscated illegal drugs have an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 150 grams with DDB value amounting to PHP 1,020,000.00. It was brought to NPD CLO for chemical analysis while the arrested suspects were turned-over to Navotas CPS Custodial Facility for proper disposition and while appropriate charges for violation of RA 9165 is being reified against the suspects.

“Tuloy-tuloy po ang ating operasyon sa buong Kamaynilaan kontra sa laganap na paggamit at pagbebenta ng iligal na droga. Asahan po ninyong hindi magsasawa ang ating mga kapulisan sa pagsasagawa ng mga operasyon upang kahit papaano at unti unti nating matuldukan kundi man mabawasan ang matagal na problema sa iligal na droga. Kung kayat muli kami po ay nakikiusap sa ating mga kababayaan na agarang isuplong ang sinumang inyong makikita o kung may alam kayo na gumagawa mg mga iligal na gaya ng pagbebenta o paggamit ng droga. Gaya ng inyong kapulisan, maging mapagmatiyag tayo sa ating kapaligiran at tayo ay magtulungan para sa maayos at tahimik ma komunidad para sa ating mga anak.” ani PMGEN DANAO.###