Joint elements of NCRPO Regional Drug Enforcement Unit, Makati City Police Station and Philippine Drug Enforcement Unit- NCR successfully conducted an anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation on about 7:30 P.M. of June 21, 2019 at J. P. Rizal Street corner Zobel Street, Brgy., Singkamas, Makati City in front of Puregold resulting in the arrest of a drug suspect.
The operation was hatched through casing and surveillance against the suspect resulting into positive validation. Suspect was identified as Mark Lester Canlas y Alvarez @ “BOY ATAB/@ BOY TULAK”, 29 years old (October 21, 1989), single, jobless and presently residing at Brgy., Kasilawan, Makati City.
Upon apprehension, operatives yielded a more or less 30 grams of shabu with a total street value of Php 100,000; and one (1) unit Yamaha Mio i125.
The arrested suspect and recovered pieces of evidence were brought to RDEU office and will be subjected for technical examination before the PNP Crime Laboratory Office.
Criminal complaint for violation of Section 5 and 11 of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002) are being prepared for filling in court against Canlas.
The National Capital Region Police Office Chief, PMGEN GUILLERMO LORENZO ELEAZAR stated that authorities will be conducting follow-up operations to arrest the suppliers of illegal drugs. “We will continue our relentless efforts and operations against illegal drugs as we have committed to the President and our PNP Chief.”