Chief of the National Capital Region Police Office, Police Major GENERAL DEBOLD M SINAS applauded the operatives of Navotas City Police Station for the successful conduct of buy-bust operation that yielded the arrest of a drug suspect and recovery of shabu worth Php 217,600.00. Despite the implementation of 14-day lockdown, Navotas City Police Station did not cease in the conduct of anti-criminality operations.
Records show that operatives received information regarding the illegal drug activities of the suspect. Upon verification of the report, operatives plotted a buy bust operation along R10, Brgy NBBN, Navotas City at about 11:40 PM, July 28, 2020.
Investigation shows that personnel of SDEU NCPS conducted a drug buy-bust operations covered with PDEA coordination that resulted in the arrest of RONNIE ALTIRADO y Jori @Ronnie kalbo, (Pusher/Not listed), 50 years old (DOB: July 7, 1980), male, single, welder and resident of 3 rd Ave., Grace Park, Brgy., 120, Caloocan City. He was informed of his Miranda rights in the language he understood but he opted to remain silent.
Pieces of evidence seized/confiscated were:
1) One (1) piece of small, heat-sealed, transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu” (Subject of buy bust;
2) Thirty (30) pieces of heat-sealed, transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu” (recovered after valid search upon the arrested suspect);
3) Three (3) pieces of one hundred peso bills used as buy-bust money;
4) One (1) coin purse
Estimated aggregate weight of all seized and confiscated suspected “shabu” were 32 grams with corresponding standard drug price of Php 217,600.00.
The markings of said pieces of evidence were conducted at the site right after the arrest of the suspect. Likewise, the physical inventory of the same was done in the presence of Brgy. Kagawad Armando Sevilla (Elected official) and Esmael “Ka Maeng” Santos (Media)
The seized/confiscated suspected “shabu” will be submitted to PNP-NPD CLO, Samson Rd., Sangandaan, Caloocan City for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Further, the said suspect was temporarily placed under the custody of Navotas City Police Station pending his presentation to the City Prosecutors Office for the Inquest proceedings.
“I commend the SDEU for another job well done. Despite the pandemic, the efforts and perseverance shown by Navotas City Police Station, Northern Police District in this war on drugs through successful anti-drug ops are of big help for the Metro Manila as a whole,” said PMGEN SINAS.