Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

2.3 MILLION WORTH OF SUSPECTED SHABU SEIZED IN A BUY-BUST OPS IN MARIKINA, SUSPECTS JAILED

PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, Chief, NCRPO lauds the Marikina City Police Station, Eastern Police District in coordination with PDEA for a successful buy-bust operation along No. 29 Carnation St., Libis Bulelak, Brgy Malanday, Marikina City at around 9:45 PM of August 25, 2020.

Initial investigation disclosed that the suspects were identified as:

A.) Noel Del Rosario y Vargas @Noel, 33 y/o, single, jobless, residing at no. 29 Carnation St., Libis Bulelak, Brgy Malanday, Marikina City;

B.) Sonny Boy Manalili y Amayao @Unli, 32 y/o, single, jobless, residing at Ilang-Ilang St., Brgy Malanday, Marikina City;

C.) Ariel San Pascual y Simeon @Ariel, 38 y/o, married, construction worker, residing at no. 29 Carnation St., Libis Bulelak, Brgy Malanday, Marikina City; and

D.) Jherelyn Saceda y Escaro @Jhe, 34 y/o, married, jobless, residing at no. 29 Carnation St., Libis Bulelak, Brgy Malanday, Marikina City.

The buy-bust was plotted after an information about the illegal drug activities of the suspects was reported by a classified informant. The surveillance and monitoring took about a week to confirm the veracity of the report.

Immediately afterwards, one of the operatives acted as poseur buyer and was able to purchase one piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu from @Noel and his cohorts @Unli, @Ariel and @Jhe. Subsequently, after the transaction, the operatives pushed-through with the pre-arranged operation which resulted in the arrest of the suspects.

Seized from the suspects are the following pieces of evidence:

A.) Three (3) pieces knot tied transparent plastic bag containing white crystalline substance suspected as dangerous drugs;

B.) Five (5) pieces of small heat sealed plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected as dangerous drugs;

C.) Ten (10) pieces medium transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected as dangerous drugs;

D.) One (1) piece back pack color black;

E.) One (1) piece digital weighing scale;

F.) One (1) pack transparent plastic sachet; and

G.) One (1) piece One Thousand peso bill worth serial no. VE034421 used as buy bust money (recovered).

The pieces of evidence was marked and inventoried in the presence of Brgy. Kagawad Rodelio Z Bayhon of Brgy. Malanday, Marikina City and Media Representative Ms. Margie Bautista of Remate.

The confiscated illegal drugs has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 340 grams with DDB value amounting to PHP 2, 312,000.00 and was turned-over to EPD Crime Laboratory for chemical analysis.

The arrested suspects were brought to Marikina CPS Custodial Facility for proper documentation pending the filing appropriate charges for violation of Sec. 5 and Sec. 11 Article II of R.A. 9165 or otherwise known as “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002”.

“The arrest of these newly identified drug peddlers will greatly affect the drug operations of these groups. Through the dedicated work of our operatives and the support of the public, TEAM NCRPO, in time, will certainly eliminate every form of illegal drug activities here in Metro.” PMGEN SINAS stated.