Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- Four (4) suspected drug peddlers were arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by police authorities earlier this morning,(May 2).
Operatives of the Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit 3 led by PSUPT ROMMEL BATANGAN conducted buy-bust operation at Lincoln Plaza building (abandoned), along McArthur Highway, Brgy. San Nicolas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga which resulted in the arrest of Gilbert NIEBRES y Caraan, 34 years old, single, caretaker of said building, his live-in partner Angel MANALO y Ocampo, 30 years old, Annilie MANALO y Ocampo, 38 years old, married, all residents of said place and Jomanil BALDOS y Embestro, 38 years old, single, pedicab driver and resident of Brgy. Sta. Lucia, CSFP.
Confiscated from the possession of the suspects were eleven (11) transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, Php 500.00 marked money, glass tooters and illegal drugs paraphernalia.
Charges for Violation of Sec 5 and 11 of RA 9165 are being filed against the arrested suspects.
Further investigation revealed that NIEBRES was the distributor of illegal drugs among bus drivers of Tarlac-Dau-San Fernando route while Annilie MANALO has a pending case for Carnapping filed before RTC Branch 47, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.
PRO3 Director PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS said that the entire Central Luzon police force is relentless on its campaign to stop the proliferation of all forms of illegal drugs in the region.
“We will not stop until every single sachet of shabu and illegal drugs is wiped out, every drug pusher is arrested and every drug user is reformed,” PCSUPT CORPUS added.