Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

1.4 MILLION WORTH OF SUSPECTED SHABU AND DRIED MARIJUANA LEAVES BUSTED IN PASAY CITY, THREE (3) SUSPECTS JAILED

The National Capital Region Police Office, Chief, PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS commended Pasay City Police Station, Southern Police District for a successful buy-bust operation which resulted in the apprehension of three (3) suspects in possession of illegal drugs and firearm along No. 142 Area J Chest Clinic Compound, Brgy. 186, Pasay City at around 10:15 PM of September 21, 2020.

Initial report showed that the arrested suspects were identified as:

a) ISABELO BALABAT y RUYANDOYAN aka BILOY, 32 years old, male, Filipino, CLH, jobless and currently residing at No. 54 Area C Chest Clinic Compound, Brgy. 186, Pasay City;

b) FERDINAND CONDE y PEREZ aka RANDY, 63 years old, male, Filipino, married, jobless and currently residing at No. 120 Area H Chest Clinic Compound, Brgy. 186, Pasay City; and

c) KIRVY MADEJA (MNU) aka BANONO, male, of legal age and residing at No. 142 Area J Chest Clinic Compound, Brgy. 186, Pasay City.

The arrest was plotted after a confidential informant reported about the illegal drug activities of the suspects in the area of Brgy. 186 Pasay City. The operatives coordinated with PDEA NCR to confirm the veracity of the report. After PDEA confirmed that the suspects are under watch list, Pasay City Police Station immediately planned the conduct of buy-bust operation which resulted in the suspects’ arrest.

Seized from the suspects are the following pieces of evidence:

a) One (1) piece small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu (Object of Sale);

b) Two (2) pieces knot tied medium size transparent plastic sachets and six (6) pieces small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected SHABU;

c) Twenty four (24) pieces small heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected dried Marijuana leaves;

d) One (1) unit Armscor 1911 bearing serial number 16120495;

e) One (1) magazine loaded with three (3) rounds of caliber 9mm live ammunition

f) One (1) piece genuine One Thousand peso bill rolled together with thirty four (34) pieces one thousand pesos boodle money;

g) One (1) unit serviceable digital weighing scale and;

h) One (1) piece color green small plastic case with label POWER STYLE.

The confiscated illegal drugs suspected to be shabu has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 217 grams with an estimate DDB value of PHP 1,475,600.00 while the confiscated suspected dried marijuana leaves has an estimated weight of more or less 25.1 grams estimated DDB value PHP 3,012.00.

The marking and inventory of the recovered pieces of evidence was witnessed by Barangay Kagawad Hilario A. Trestiza and Kagawad Celestino R. Mataya Jr. of Barangay 186, Zone 10, Pasay City and Media Representative Mr. Jayson Drew of Hataw Tri-Media Southern Metro Press Club Pasay City.

The arrested suspects are now detained at SDEU Custodial Facility of Pasay City Police Station while the recovered pieces of evidence will be turned-over to SPD Crime Laboratory for proper disposition pending the filing of appropriate charges to the court for violations of Sec. 5, 13 and 26 of Article II of R.A. 9165 otherwise known as “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002” and violation of R.A. 10591 or “Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act”.

“I commend the immediate response made by the operatives of Pasay City Police Station which resulted in the apprehension of these drug peddlers. Their quick-witted action showed how dedicated they are to fight illegal drug activities in the Metro. Likewise, I would also want to thank the public for their continuous support in giving relevant information for our police operations,” PMGEN SINAS said.