POLICE MAJOR GENERAL DEBOLD M SINAS commends San Juan City Police for apprehending 3 drug suspects and recovering Php 360K of illegal drugs in a buy bust operation that transpired on May 23,2020 at no. 31-H Panganiban building, Aurora bld., Brgy. Salapan, San Juan City.
Records show that Joint Buy-Bust Operation on Saturday around 2PM at San Juan City resulted in the apprehension of three drug suspects identified as Carolina Delo Santos y Santiago, 47 years old, jobless, residing at no. 31-H Panganiban building, Aurora bld., Brgy. Salapan, San Juan City; Romulo Ignacio y Jaylo, 41 years old, tricycle driver, residing at no. 31-H Panganiban Building, Aurora bld., Brgy. Salapan, San Juan City; and Roehl Escarcha y Tan, 40 years old, married, tricycle driver, residing at Rd 17 Maguindanao Street, New lower Bicutan, Taguig City.
The operation was conducted wherein an operative acted as a poseur buyer. Upon consummation of the drug deal, operatives effected the arrest. Further, investigation revealed that Delos Santos is listed in the unified drugs watch list of San Juan City Police District
Confiscated from the possession of the suspects were five (5) pcs of heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with approximately 53 grams total weight with estimated DDB value of PHP 360,400.00.
Confiscated drug evidence will be submitted to Crime Laboratory Office for qualitative and quantitative examination.
Arrested suspects were temporarily detained at San Juan CPS Custodial Facility for booking and documentation. Criminal complaints for violation of RA 9165 is being prepared for Inquest proceedings.
“The NCRPO remains dedicated in eradicating illegal drugs in the region. The momentum in fighting in this campaign will continue no matter the pandemic crisis we are experiencing,” said PMGEN SINAS.