Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office



National Capital Region Police Office, Regional Director PMGEN Vicente D Danao Jr., lauded the successful buy-bust operation conducted by the operatives of Station Drug Enforcement Unit of Marikina City Police Station under PCOL BENLINER CAPILI, OIC, COP together with the personnel of the RMFB 2nd MFC which resulted in the arrest of three (3) drug personalities and seizure of more or less 1.7M worth of suspected shabu at #105 Libya St., Green Heights Subd., Brgy., Nangka, Marikina City.

Based on the initial report submitted from DD, EPD PBGEN MATTHEW P BACCAY states that on August 11, 2021 at about 7:10PM upon arrival at the scene and completion of the transaction, the police officer who acted as poseur-buyer gave signal for the arrest of the suspects.

Suspects were identified as: a) Edgardo Julian alyas Panyong, 26 years old , (Newly Identified High Value Individual); b) Crystal Pearl Labrador alyas Negra, 23 years old, (included in the Unified Watch list); and c) Rose Ann Aquino y Camba alyas Ann, 21 years old.

Pieces of evidence recovered are: a) 3pcs HSTPS ; b) 10 pcs knot tied transparent plastic bag with suspected shabu worth more or less than 250gms with DDB value PHP1,700,000,00; c) one black pouch; and d) one piece five hundred peso bill used as buy-bust money.

Confiscated pieces of evidence was turned over to NHQ Crime Laboratory for examination while suspects are temporarily detained at the SDIMS Custodial facility while pertinent documents are being prepared for inquest proceedings.

Cases for violation of RA 9165 Article II Sec 5 and Sec 11 will be filed against the arrested suspects before the Marikina Prosecutor’s Office.

PMGEN Danao stated that, “Sa kabila ng paglaban natin sa kasalukuyang pandemya, pinupuri ko ang ating mga operatiba sa pagsusumikap na mahuli ang mga taong may kinalaman sa ng mga iligal na droga at masawata ang paglaganap nito dito sa ating rehiyon. Kinikilala ko ang papel na ginagampanan ng publiko sa aming kampanya. Ang impormasyong iniuulat nila sa amin ay mahalaga sa aming adhikain na maging malaya ang ating komunidad sa iligal na droga. Muli, kami ay nakikiusap sa ating mga kababayan na hwag po kayong mag atubili na magreport sa inyong kapulisan, magtulungan po tayo para sa pagkakaroon ng tahimik at maayos na komunidad, rehiyon at bayan ”###