Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office


Joint Buy Bust Operation Resulted In The Arrest Of Two Suspects In Quezon City

National Capital Region Police Office, Regional Director, PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS lauds the successful conduct of buy bust operation of the operatives of PS 2 Masambong and PS 3 Talipapa which resulted in the arrest of two (2) drug suspects at the open parking lot of SM Hypermarket, Brgy. Talipapa, Quezon City at around 6:30 PM of July 5, 2020.

The buy-bust operation was prompted after a confidential informant reported to PS 2 regarding the illegal drug peddling activities of the suspects.

Suspects were identified as:

1. Edgardo Umali y Santander @ Kabo, 46 y/o,  single, jobless, DOB July 26, 1974, residing at 4B Bianca Tower, North Belton, The Manors, Talipapa, Quezon City .

2.  Mariel Dunca y Sarreal, 28 y/o, Single, jobless, DOB June 1, 1993, residing at 4B Bianco Tower, North Belton, The Manors, Talipapa, Quezon City.

A police acted as a poseur buyer and bought Php17, 000.00 worth of shabu from the suspects and at the given pre-arranged signal, back-up operatives immediately effected the arrest.

Seized from the suspects are the following pieces of evidence:

a). One (1)  piece of knot tie transparent plastic  containing white crystalline substances suspected to be SHABU and Six (6) pieces of heat sealed  transparent plastic sachet  containing white crystalline substances suspected to be SHABU;

b). One (1) piece of genuine One Thousand peso bill marked as FE incorporated with 16 pieces of boodle money;

c). One (1) piece of Black wallet;

d). One (1) unit of digital weighing scale color black;

e). One (1) unit of Hyundai Tucson SUV color orange with plate number ABI 7947.

f.) One (1) unit cellular phone keypad colored white

The items were duly marked and inventoried in the presence of Brgy. Kagawad Dinar Carreon, Brgy. Talipapa, Quezon City and Rene Joshua Abiad of NCRPO Media Representative.

The confiscated illegal drugs has an aggregate estimated weight of more or less 100 grams and an estimated street value of Php 680,000.00.

The confiscated pieces evidence will be forwarded to QCPD Crime Laboratory Office for chemical analysis. While the suspects underwent drug test and is in the custody of PS 2 QCPD. They will be charged for violation of Section 5, 11 and 12 of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

“I commend the operatives of QCPD for another successful buy-bust. I would also like to extend my gratitude to the public for your unwavering support to our campaign against illegal drugs despite the pandemic,” PMGEN SINAS emphasized.