Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office



NCRPO – Two drug suspects arrested through a joint buy-bust operation at around 3:00 AM on July 26, 2021 along Roxas Blvd. corner Edsa Blue Bay Walk, Brgy. 76, Zone 10, Pasay City that resulted in confiscation of more or less 50 grams of suspected shabu with DDB value amounting to PHP 340,000.00.

PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR., Chief, NCRPO lauds the joint operatives of RID-NCRPO, RDEU and PDEG in coordination with PDEA for a successful buy-bust operation. The operation stemmed after the operatives acted as a poseur buyer and was able to transact with the suspect along with his cohort.

Initial reports showed that the arrested suspects were identified as Darren Decene Y Saavedra, 38 years old and Bernabeth Barrientos, 24 years old.

Seized from the suspects possession and control are the following piece of evidence:
a) One (1) small transparent plastic sachet ziplock type containing shabu
b) Four (4) pieces of transparent plastic sachet containing shabu
c) Two (2) pieces of genuine one thousand peso bill; and
d) One (1) unit of Toyota Wigo color silver with plate number IAB 9931.

The arrested suspects were brought to RDEU office for proper documentation and pending filing charges for violation of RA 9165 while the recovered pieces of evidence were turned-over to SPD-CLO for proper disposition.

“Patuloy lamang po ang operasyon ng ating mga kapulisan upang masugpo ang laganap na bentahan at paggamit ng iligal na droga dito sa Kamaynilaan. Asahan po ninyong tuluy tuloy ang ating gagawing operasyon para nasasawata ang mga taong walang takot pa din na gumagamit ng iligal na droga lalong higit na ang mga taong siyang pinagmumulan ng mga ito.” ani PMGEN DANAO.###