Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office



PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS commended the joint operatives of the National Capital Region Police Office – DDEU QCPD, personnel of Sub Station 3 and Sub Station 5 of Makati City Police Station and DID QCPD for the successful conduct of a buy-bust operation at #6657 Taylo St., Brgy. Pio Del Pilar, Makati City at about 3:00 PM of June 3, 2020.

The operation stemmed from a month long surveillance, casing and monitoring of the whereabouts and scheme of the suspects until a buy bust operation was plotted in close coordination with PDEA under coordination control no.10001-062020-0043.

Initial report disclosed that one of the police officers acted as a poseur buyer and after positively consumating the transaction, he gave the signal for the arrest of the suspects who were identified to be the following persons:

1. MARK JOSEPH GABALES y MENDEZ alias ALLEN, 22y/o (April 29, 1998), male, single, jobless and a resident of 6657 Taylo St., Brgy. Pio Del Pilar, Makati City, and

2. JOHN EDWARD ALMIRAL y NAIFE, 27y/o (May 26, 1993), male, single, delivery boy, and a resident of 1915 A. Campillo St., Malate Manila.

Recovered from the suspects are the following items to wit:

-more or less 150 grams suspected SHABU and more or less 160 grams of suspected Marijuana with an over-all estimated DDB value of Php 1,044,000.00;

-one piece genuine one thousand (1000) peso bill incorporated with Ninety Nine (99) pieces of One Thousand (1000) pesos fake money;

-one paper bag; and

-one unit cellular phone.

The suspects will be facing charges for violation of RA 9165 and are currently detained in the police station for documentation and filing of appropriate charges.

“I am elated for the dedication to duty shown by my men in the implementation of our illegal drug campaign. Guaranteed that NCRPO will be working its best to free the Metro against all forms of criminality and illegal drugs,” PMGEN SINAS said.