Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

NCRPO DRUG ENFORCEMENT UNITS NETS MORE OR LESS 36M WORTH OF SUSPECTED SHABU

National Capital Region Police Office Chief, PBGEN Vicente D Danao Jr commends the successful buy-bust operations on December 23-24, 2020 of the Stations Drug Enforcement Units of Team NCRPO, particularly the Caloocan City Police Station, Taguig City Police Station, 4 Police Stations from the Quezon City Police District specifically Novaliches, Masambong, Fairview and Pasong Putik. The operations were conducted in coordination with the agents of PDEA-RONCR.

In Caloocan City, at about 3:00AM on December 24, 2020, suspect Uriel Hewe Jr.y Omac also known as “Bong”, a watch-listed, 31 years old, married, Grab Driver was arrested in Amparo Subdivision Barangay 179, Caloocan City.

Seized from the possession of the suspect are the following: one (1) pc of knot tied transparent ice plastic bag containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu; five (5) pcs of  large vacuum sealed tranparent plastic bag containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu; three (3) pcs of foil wrapper chinese tea bag label with                 guanyinwang; (1) pcs. of trolly travelling bag color gray with brand label voyager; two (2) ATM card BDO color blue and yellow; one (1) digital weighing scale color gray; one (1) unit Cal. .45 ARMSCOR pistol with serial no. 1264262; one (1) unit magazine of cal. 45 pistol; four (4) pieces live ammunition of cal. .45; one (1) pc of Android Phone (HUAWEI)color blue:and,recovered money amounting to Php 10,150.00 in different denomination         and the buy-bust money.

The confiscated drugs eveidence has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 5 kilograms with DDB standard value of PHP 34,680.000.00. On-site marking and inventory on the recovered evidences was conducted with the presence of Kagawad Gilbert Galveno of Barangay 179 and Mr Ismael Santos, a media representative.

The arrested suspect is currently detained at Caloocan City Detention Facility  for proper disposition and pending filing of appropriate charges in court for violation of Sec 5,6 and 11, Art II of RA 9165 or otherwise known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Recovered pieces of evidence were turned over to the Northern Police District Crime Laboratory Office for chemical analysis. Meanwhile, as of press time, investigators are on the process of confirming the legality of the firearms confiscated.

Another drug sting was hatched in Taguig City that resulted in the arrest of three (3) male notorious drugs suspects at Candaza St., Brgy Tuktukan Taguig City on Decmber 23, 2020 at about 10:45 PM

Suspects were identified as Richard Salazar y Buenaventura  aka “Richard” 41 y/o, single, male, volunteer malasakit, Jayson de Guzman y Villanueva  “Jake” 33 y/o, single, jobless, and Danton Rey Garcia y Sablayan  aka “Boy”, 30 y/o, single, jobless, all residents of the above mentioned address.

Recovered during the operation are the following pieces of evidence are: eight (8) pcs of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white              crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with a total weight of more or          less 50.5 grams worth of Php 343,400.00 SDP value;one (1) pc pouch color black; one (1) pc digital weighing scale; one (1) unit Cellular phone color black star mobile brand; two (2) pcs of One Hundred Peso bill with dusted powder from SPD Crime Laboratory utilized as buy bust money, and twenty-four (24) pcs of One-Thousand-Peso bill utilized as boodle money.

The inventory and markings of seized evidence was witnessed by Kagawad John Carlo de Guzman of Brgy Tuktukan Taguig City and media representative of Leaders News Philippines, Mr Nolan Ariola.

Recovered suspected shabu were brought to SPD Crime Laboratory Office for chemical analysis.  While criminal complaint for Violation of Sec. 5 and 11 of Art. II of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002) will be referred at Prosecutor’s Office against the arrested suspects.

Meanwhile, a successful buy-bust operation was conducted by the SDEU operatives from four(4) Police Stations of the Quezon City Police District that resulted in the arrest of four (4) suspects and yielded more or less PHP388K worth of suspected shabu.

In Novaliches Police Station, the arrested suspect during a drug sting was identified as Lasib Marco Cabalo, 29 y/o and a resident of Brgy. 171, Caloocan City.

Through intelligence gathering and surveillance operation regarding the illegal drug peddling activities of the suspect and confirmation of the report, the suspect was arrested at about 8:300PM on December 23, 2020 at Nitang Ave. corner Quirino Hi-way located at Brgy. Gulod, Novaliches.

An undercover cop posed as poseur buyer and bought Php8,500.00 worth of shabu from the suspect. Aside from the buy-bust money, fifty (50) grams of shabu valued at Php340,000.00, a cellular phone used in the drug transaction and cash amounting to Php40.00 was recovered.

Meanwhile, during a buy-bust operation, SDEU operatives of Masambong Police Station successfully arrested Edward Apo alias Bodek, 40 y/o, of Brgy. Pasong Tamo at about 1:10 AM on December 24, 2020 in front of #324 Sitio Bacood, Brgy. Tasong Tamo. Confiscated were five (5) grams of shabu valued at Php34,000.00 and the buy-bust money.

Likewise, in another drug sting, SDEU operatives of Fairview Police Station arrested a suspect identified as Aj Maputol alias Brod, 25 y/o, of San Jose Del Monte Bulacan at about 9:00PM on December 23, 2020 along Fairlane St. Brgy. Greater Fairview. Pieces of evidence confiscated were 1.1 grams of shabu valued at Php7,480.00, the buy-bust money and a cellular phone.

Also, SDEU operatives of Pasong Putik Proper Police Station (PS-16) conducted buy-bust operation that led to the arrest of Ariel Yaras alias Bangis, 27 y/o, of San Jose Del Monte Bulacan at about 5:25 PM on December 23, 2020 along Mindanao Ave Extension, Brgy. Greater Lagro. Pieces of evidence confiscated were one (1) gram of shabu valued at Php6,800.00, the buy-bust money and a cellular phone.

The suspects will be charged with Violation of R.A. 9165 (The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002).

PBGEN Danao reiterated that the reinvigorated anti-illegal drug operation conducted by Tean NCRPO operatives is pursuant to the directives of the Chief, PNP PGEN Debold M Sinas to relentlessly eradicate illegal drugs in the region. He also congratulated the operatives for a job well done.

“The relentless effort of Team NCRPO’s operatives on the wage against illegal drugs in the region is highly commendable. The seizure of whether small or huge volume of illegal drugs is very significant on this venture. I also encourage the public to cooperate with the authorities by reporting or providing us information that could lead to the apprehension of those involved in criminal activities. You can send your message thru Isumbong Kay RD NCRPO SMS hotlines O915- 888-9181 for GLOBE & 0999-901-8181 for SMART, PBGEN Danao ended.###