Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office



PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR commends the Quezon City Police District under the leadership of PBGEN ANTONIO C YARRA, District Director for a series  of successful buy-bust operations conducted  on the September 16, 2021.

Based on the reports submitted,  Police Station 5 – Fairview, at around 11:30 AM along  Fairlane St., Brgy. Greater Fairview, Quezon City operatives of Station Drug Enforcement Unit led by PLTCOL JOEWIE B LUCAS conducted a buy-bust operation that resulted in the apprehension of three (3) drug suspects who were identified as Leslie Gerente y Turalba, 37 years old; Denmark John Dimasalang y Paster 28 years old; and Christian Cespedes y Erece, 39 years old.

Seized from the suspect’s possession and control are the following pieces of evidence:

  1. Seven (7) pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu weighing more or less 70 grams with estimated DDB value of PhP 476,000.00;
  2. One (1) pc one-thousand-peso bill genuine money (buy-bust money);
  3. Nine (9) pieces one-thousand-peso bill boodle money (buy bust money);
  4. Five (5) pieces one-hundred-peso bill amounting to Nine hundred pesos (Recovered money);
  5. Two (2) piece Cellphone android color blue and iphone color gold;
  6. One (1) pc pouch color brown; and
  7. Two (2) Unit of motorcycle Honda click color blue and mio i 125 color blue.

Consequently, at about 4:40 PM along Barangay Balon Bato, Quezon City joint operatives of PDEA RO-NCR SDO together with PDEA RO-NCR RSET, PDEA RO-NCR QCDO, Task Force Noah, SIF AFP, PNP RID NCRPO, and PS3 Talipapa SDEU led by PMAJ JERMAINE GARAN, conducted a joint buy-bust operation with PDEA-QC as lead operating team which resulted in the arrest of suspects who were identified as:

  1. Gomez, Ronie y Maestre;
  2. Habaan, Jocel y Aduan;
  3. Azcarraga, Randy y Bernardo;
  4. Villarba, Carlo y Gadi;
  5. Briones, Ramer y Balilla; and
  6. Baldeo, Jerome y Caño

The confiscated illegal drugs has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 15 grams with DDB value amounting to PhP 102,000.00.

Finally, another buy bust operation was conducted by Police Station – 5, Fairview, Station Drug Enforcement Unit led by PLTCOL JOEWIE B LUCAS   along Teacher St., Brgy Sta. Lucia, Quezon City at around 8:00 PM that resulted in the apprehension of three (3) drug suspects who were identified as ROLANDO VALDEZ y LIGOT; GENILYN EDRA y LANGONAN; EVANGELYN GAMONIDO y VALDEZ.

Recovered from the scene are more or less 50 grams of suspects shabu with DDB value amounting to PhP 340,000.00.

The arrested suspects and recovered pieces of evidence from the three (3) buy-bust operation were brought to the respective operating units for proper documentation and disposition while charges for violation of RA 9165 is being readied against them.

PMGEN DANAO recognized the successful arrests made by the Quezon City Police District all within the same day. He stated that it will greatly contribute to the campaign of the NCRPO in eliminating all forms of criminalities and illegal drugs in Metropolis.

Further he said “sa kabila ng hinaharap nating problemang pangkalusugan at patuloy na banta na terorismo at kriminalidad ay patuloy pa din ang ating mga kapulisan sa pagsugpo ng iligal na droga sa Kamaynilaan. Sa sunod-sunod na operasyong ito ay naniniwala akong magkakaroon ito ng magandang resulta sa ating kampanya at sa katagalan ay tuluyan na nating mapupuksa ang laganap na paggamit at pagbebenta ng iligal na droga.” ###