PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, Regional Director, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) commended the close coordination of District Drug Enforcement Unit-Quezon City Police District (DDEU-QCPD) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents for the seizure of more or less 270 grams of Marijuana and apprehension of the suspect at about 9:00PM on August 12, 2020.
Suspect was identified as Emrick Aguilar y Learte, 23 years old,male, single, jobless, and a resident of Block 2, UP Arboretum St., Brgy. UP Campus, Quezon City.
The operation stemmed from an Intelligence Driven Operation of the personnel of the District Drug Enforcement Unit of QCPD. In coordination with PDEA agents, the operatives conducted an anti-illegal drug buy-bust operation that resulted to the arrest of Aguilar. Further investigation revealed that the suspect is included in the drugs watch list.
Seized from the suspect’s possession and control are the following pieces of evidence:
a.Five (5) pieces plastic sealed containing dried leaves suspected to be marijuana;
b.One (1) brown paper bag;
c.One (1) red eco bag;and,
d.One (1) piece genuine five hundred peso bill with SN. EJ616033 with initials “RRM” at the right portion incorporated with 30 pieces fake one thousand peso bill.
The confiscated items and 270 grams of suspected Marijuana with an estimated DDB value of PHP40,500 will be turned-over to the QCPD Crime Laboratory for chemical analysis.
Likewise, pieces of evidence were marked and inventoried in the presence of Barangay Kagawad Carlos Francisco of Barangay UP Campos, Quezon City and media representative, Mr Alex Mendoza of HATAW/QCPD Press Corps.
Aguilar, is now detained at the District Drug Enforcement Unit Custodial Facility for proper disposition and filing of appropriate charges in court for violation of Sec. 5 and Sec. 11 of Article II of RA 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
“As the global concern on COVID-19 outbreak grows, Team NCRPO never ceases in doing its best to keep the public safe and protected against the proliferation of illegal drugs. With that, I appreciate the utmost efforts of our teams in the continuous apprehension of drug personalities and seizure of illegal drugs in the Metro,” PMGEN SINAS said.