Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

TOP 8 HIGH VALUE INDIVIDUAL ON ILLEGAL DRUGS OF NCRPO ARRESTED IN A BUY-BUST OPERATION

PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, RD NCRPO lauds the Galas Police Station (PS-11) Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU), Quezon City Police District for the arrest of the Top 8 High Value Individual on Illegal Drugs of the National Capital Region Police Office in a Buy-Bust Operation at about 6:30PM on September 16, 2020 at Pinatag Area, ROTC Hunters St., Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City.

Investigation disclosed that a buy-bust operation emanated from intelligence driven efforts conducted by Intelligence Officers of PS-11 and SDEU. Upon confirmation of the illegal activity of the suspect, a buy-bust operation was plotted. One operative acted as poseur buyer, then after the completion of the transaction, the operative signalled the arrest of the suspect.

Further investigation disclosed that the arrested suspect is currently listed as Station Priority Top No One, High Value Individual on Illegal Drug, listed as Top No. 6 on the District Level- Quezon City Police District and Top no. 8 of NCRPO.

Arrested suspect was identified as Marlon Miranda y Crecine, male, 41 years old, single, jobless, native and resident of No. 23 ROTC Hunter St., Pinatag Area, Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City.

Evidence seized from the possession and control of the suspect is One (1) piece of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be Methamphetamine Hydrochloride locally known as shabu with an estimated weight of more or less one (1) gram with dangerous Drugs Board value of PHP200; and two (2) pieces of One Hundred Peso Bill with serial number CS688504 and ZH879536.

The recovered pieces of evidence will be submitted to the Crime Laboratory Office for examination. While the suspect is currently under the custody of PS-11 pending the filing of appropriate charges in violation of Sec 5 and Section 11 of Article II, RA 9165 otherwise known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. The case will be referred before the Quezon City Prosecutor’s office for inquest.

Moreover, the markings and inventory of confiscated evidence as well as photograph of the arrested suspect was witnessed by Barangay Kagawad William A Chua of Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City and Mr. Alex Mendoza, a media representative.

“The arrest of a high value individual on illegal drugs shows that your police remains committed in performing our duty amidst pandemic. The continuous success of buy-bust operations in the Metro also manifests Team NCRPO’s strict implementation of the campaign against illegal drugs in the country,” PMGEN SINAS stated.