Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- Twenty-eight (28) persons were arrested as numerous illegal drugs were confiscated during series of anti-illegal drugs operations conducted by Central Luzon cops, yesterday (May 5).

Sixteen (16) persons were arrested by Bulacan police operatives during buy-bust operation identified as Aris DUQUE y Romen a.k.a. Ogag, Arnold BALBIN y Quebec, Nikko VISPERAS y Gravador, Trina MAHOY y Rasing and Mark Anthony LUIS y Morante, all residents of City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan; Arthur CRUZ y Santos a.k.a. Doro and Jonalyn ITALIA y Vicente, both residents of Sta. Maria, Bulacan; Nikki SANTOS y Manuel of Norzagaray, Bulacan; : Edgar DE JESUS y Bautista a.k.a. Egay and Dina DONZAL y Segubre, both residents of Bocaue, Bulacan; Mark Deve BENEDICTO y Cruz a.k.a. Bebe of Marilao, Bulacan. While, James MENDOZA y Pingol, Edward AXL y Villanueva, Anthony DELOS REYES y Dela Rosa, Roma AMOR y Sioco and Jayson RODRIGUEZ y Dela Cruz, all residents of Bulakan, Bulacan were caught while having pot session.

Seized from the possession of the suspects were a total of thirty-eight (38) sachets of suspect shabu weighing 12.7 grams with estimated street value of Php.57,000.00, eighteen (18) transparent plastics sachet containing suspected marijuana leaves with fruiting tops weighing 29 grams with street value of Php.2,000.00, marked money and illegal drugs paraphernalia.

In Pampanga, police operatives were able to arrest six (6) persons identified as Gemma DAVID y Taruc of Magalang, Pampanga; Jayson PARE y Dayrit of Mabalacat City, Pampanga; Resty SANGUYO y Magat a.k.a.Toto of Sto. Tomas, Pampanga; Rolando LORESCO, Felicita LUNAG and Michael RIVERA, all residents of Sta. Rita, Pampanga.

Confiscated from their possession were a total of twenty (20) sachets containing suspected shabu and marked money.

Also, Angeles City police operatives arrested three (3) drug suspects during buy bust operation identified as Rommel PINEDA y Castillo of Brgy. Trinidad, Angeles City; Al Amin RAHIM y Sarif of Brgy. Pandan Angeles City; and, a 17-year old minor from Brgy. Tabun, Angeles City.

Confiscated from their possession were four (4) sachets containing suspected shabu, five (5) sachets of suspected marijuana leaves and marked money.

Restituto CABILING y Miguel and Arnold DAYAO y Turiaga, both residents of Hermosa, Bataan; and, Gilbert BAUTISTA y Bartolome of Orani, Bataan were arrested by Bataan police during buy-bust operation.

The trio yielded a total of six (6) heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and marked money.

Cases for Violation of RA 9165 were filed against the arrested suspects.

PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS, RD, PRO3 said that continuous conduct of anti-drug operations are being launched as PRO3 invigorates its efforts to wipe out all forms of illegal drugs in order to achieve its quest for a drug free Central Luzon.