The National Capital Region Police Office Chief PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS lauds the personnel of Napindan C6 Taguig City Quarantine Checkpoint composed of personnel from the 7th MFC of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion for the successful arrest of one drug personality and seizure of suspected illegal drugs at around 12:30am of July 18, 2020.
According to the initial report, while the police officers were manning a QCP and conducting a Checkpoint along Napindan, C6, Taguig City, they flagged down a taxi because the passenger was not wearing a facemask.
However, as the police officers approach the vehicle, the passenger suddenly alighted and fled. Consequently, a chase ensued which resulted in the arrest of the suspect who was later identified as Pladirich Sanchez y Castillano, Male, Fil, Single, with live in partner, 28yrs old.(DOB) November 24, 1991 and residing at Creek Side Tikling Brgy. Dolores Taytay Rizal.
After his arrest, he was searched for possible possession of weapons and other paraphernalia which revealed two (2) transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu weighing more or less 0.4 grams with a DDB value of P2,720.00 recovered from the back pocket of his short.
When the police officers went back to the QCP, they found out that the taxi with plate no. ADS 9712 where the suspect alighted already left.
The drug evidence was taken to SPD Crime Laboratory for confirmatory testing while the suspect was brought to Taguig City Police Station for temporary detention pending the filing of charges for violation of Art.151 (Resistance & Disobedience to the Person in Authority) and Violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002).
“The checkpoints we have established all over the Metro greatly aid our plight against all forms of criminality and illegal drugs. Despite the pandemic, Team NCRPO will never cease in making the Metro safe and secured,” said PMGEN SINAS.