NCRPO Chief PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS commends the successful anti- illegal drugs operation of Marikina Police that resulted in the seizure of Php 1,020,000.00 worth of illegal drugs and rescue of two minor drug suspects.
The buy bust operation stemmed from a tip of a confidential informant regarding the rampant illegal activities of Children In Conflict with the Law within the area.
Consequently, a series of surveillance, monitoring and intelligence gathering was initiated until a buy-bust operation was plotted by the operatives of Marikina Station Drug Enforcement Unit in coordination Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency along JP Rizal St., Brgy Concepcion Uno, Marikina City at about 8:00 pm of June 29, 2020.
Rescued CICL were: IAS @Irish, 16y/o, single, student and residing in Libis Malaya St., Brgy Malanday, Marikina City; and LCG, 16y/0, single, housemaid and residing in Libis Malaya St., Brgy Malanday, Marikina City.
Investigation disclosed that during the operation, a police officer acted as a poseur buyer. Upon consumation of the drug deal, poseur buyer executed the prearranged signal and effected the arrest of the minors.
Seized from the minors are the following pieces of evidence:
a) One (1)piece heat sealed plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected as dangerous drugs;
b)Three (3) pieces knot tied transparent plastic bag containing white crystalline substance suspected as dangerous drugs;
c) One (1) piece small bag color blue;
d) One (1) piece genuine one thousand peso bill w/serial no. DE398733 and Six (6) pieces One thousand peso bill used as boodle money.
Seized items with estimated weight of more or less 150 grams with DDB value amounting to 1,020,000 pesos shall be turned over to EPD Crime Laboratory for chemical analysis.
The items were duly marked and inventoried in the presence of Brgy Kagawad Gilbert Lim and Ms. Margie Bautista of Remate.
Minors will be turned over to Department of Social Welfare Division for proper dispostion.
“We call for the cooperation of the public to report any CICL involved in illegal activities within their area. Together, let us help save our youth and get rid of this illegal substance and activities for their brighter future,” PMGEN SINAS emphasized.