PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, Chief, NCRPO applauds the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) of Makati City Police Station, Southern Police District for a successful buy-bust operation which resulted in the apprehension of SPD’s Top 10 Illegal Drug Personality along 304 Blk 8, Suha St., Brgy. West Rembo, Makati City at around 11:15 PM of September 23, 2020.
The arrest was plotted after a confidential informant reported about the illegal drug activities of the suspect in the area of Brgy. West Rembo. One of the operatives acted as a poseur buyer to confirm the veracity of the report. He was able to purchase one (1) piece small transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu from JUDITH in exchange of PHP 1,000.00.
Subsequently, after the transaction, personnel of Makati conducted the pre-arranged buy-bust which resulted in the arrest. Moreover, further investigation disclosed that JUDITH is tagged as Top 10 Illegal Drug Personality of the Southern Police District.
Initial investigation disclosed that the arrested suspect was identified as Judith Abella Y Finez aka Judith, female, widow, 60 years old, residing at 304 Block 8, Suha St. Brgy. West Rembo Makati City.
Seized from suspect’s possession are the following pieces of evidence:
a) Eight (8) pieces small heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu;
b) One (1) transparent plastic containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu;
c) One (1) piece 1000 peso bill money (buy-bust money);
d) One (1) weighing scale;
e) One (1) eyeglass case color dirty white;
f) One (1) disposable lighter color green;
g) One (1) cigarette pack color green; and
h) One (1) foil strip with residue.
The items were duly marked and inventoried with the presence of Kagawad Rodrigo Neri of Brgy. West Rembo, Makati City and Media Representative Don King Zarate of DZXL.
The confiscated illegal drugs has an estimated aggregate weight of more or less 30 grams with DDB value amounting PHP 204,000.00. It was turned-over to SPD Crime Laboratory for chemical analysis.
The arrested suspect was brought to SDEU Office Makati City Police Station for proper disposition pending the filing of appropriate charges to the court for violation of Sec. 5, Sec. 11 and Sec. 12 Article II of R.A. 9165 otherwise known as “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002”.
“I commend the operatives of SDEU Makati City Police Station for another successful buy-bust operation. The arrest of SPD’s Top 10 Illegal Drugs Personality will greatly contribute to the reduction of drug proliferation in the Metro,” said PMGEN SINAS.