Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office


PhP 1.9M Illegal Drugs Seized, 4 Suspects Arrested in Taguig City

NCRPO- Regional Director PMGEN Vicente D Danao Jr., commended the successful joint buy-bust operations conducted by the operatives of PDEA RO-NCR, Southern Police District, and PCP-BGC Police Station that resulted in the arrest of four suspected drug personalities and confiscation of more or less PHP 1.9 M worth of suspected ecstasy on May 6, 2021 at about 9:30PM at #26 St., cor. Rizal Dr., BCG, Taguig City.

Based on the initial report, arrested suspects were identified as Timothy Joseph Espiritu, alyas Elix, Lorenzo Vito Barredo, John Valdueza Galas and, Aureo Alota Cabus Jr. Seized from the possession of the suspects were: 500 pcs. Molly (capsulized Ecstasy) with Standard Drug Price (SPD) of Php 1,750,000,00., 100 pcs. MDMA (Ecstasy tablets) with SDP of Php200,000.00, buy-bust and boodle money, 1 Range Rover with plate number PDQ 397, identification cards, 1 unit Iphone , and 1unit Android phone.

Meanwhile, appropriate charges for violation of Sections 5 , 11 and possible 15 Art II of RA 9165 are being prepared for filing in court against the arrested suspects.

RD Danao stated that, “Team NCRPO will not waver in our campaign against illegal drugs despite the current health crisis. We will continue to protect our people and we will never allow drug personalities to thrive in the community.” ###