Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

Female Drug Suspect Surrendered Shabu To Police During Checkpoint

NCRPO Chief, Police Major General DEBOLD M SINAS acknowledged the consistent conduct of anti-criminality operation / checkpoint of First Mobile Force Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion which led to the arrest of one (1) female possessing Methamphetamine Hydrochloride also known as Shabu at about 10:20am of August 7, 2020 at Canaynay Ave., cor. Sampaguita St., Brgy San Dionisio, Parañaque City.

Suspect was identified as: MERY MAY GEREZ Y MINGAO, 19 years old, Single, Filipino, jobless and residing at Target Range II, Brgy. BF Homes, Paranaque City.

Investigation shows that while 1st MFC, RMFB were conducting checkpoint operation in relation to the implementation of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine, police officers chanced upon one tricycle driver with a female passenger who was not wearing a facemask and does not have a quarantine pass with her which made her an unauthorized person outside residence. Upon further interview, the female passenger panicked and surrendered a concealed suspected illegal drugs wrapped in brown paper bag.

Evidence Recovered from Gerez was one (1) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance weighing more or less 25 grams with estimated value of Php 170,000.

The inventory of evidence was witnessed by Brgy Kagawad Melencio R Santos and media representative Jimmy Hao.

Suspect is now under police custody of Parañaque City Police station 6 for proper disposition, pending filing of charges for violation of Article 151 RPC (Disobedience to a Person in Authority) in relation to PP 922 and violation of Section 11, Art II of RA 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

“I commend the RMFB for their alertness and prompt action which resulted in the arrest of the suspect. No doubt, the proliferation of illegal drugs ruins the life and future of our youth. Rest assured that Team NCRPO will constantly intensify its effort to fight this menace,” said PMGEN SINAS.