Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office


Top 2 Drug Target, Nabbed In Tondo

NCRPO Chief lauds the operatives of Moriones Police Station, PS2 Station Drug Enforcement Unit for the arrest of their top 2 Drug Priority Target and recovery of more or less Php 40,320 worth of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation in Tondo, Manila yesterday.

Initial report disclosed that joint buy bust operation by operatives of MPD PS2 Station Drug Enforcement Unit on May 28, 2020 at about 8:45 PM along Masangkay St., Brgy 266, Tondo, Manila resulted in the arrest of JONATHAN POVEDA y LLANERA @PUTOL, 45 years old, single, jobless, and a resident of Estero De Magdalena, Brgy 259, Zone 23, Tondo, Manila.

During the apprehension, the police officers recovered pieces of evidence consisting of four (4) small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets with white crystalline substance believed to be “shabu”, weighing an estimate of 6.3 grams with a DDB value of more or less Php 40,320 together with the buy-bust money.

The suspect will be facing charges for Violation of Section 5, and 11, ART II of RA 9165.

“I commend the dedication of my men rendered in our campaign against the proliferation of illegal drugs in the Metro. Team NCRPO will not lax in our effort and shall not cease in protecting the Metro against all forms of criminality and illegal drugs,” PMGEN SINAS said.