Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- A retired cop listed as High Value Target was arrested on Tuesday during an anti-illegal drugs operation conducted by police authorities in Brgy. Bayugo, Meycauayan City, Bulacan.

     Rogaciano GERONIMO y Lavapie a.k.a. Roning, 57 years old, married, retired Senior Police Officer 1, resident of said place was arrested by operatives of Meycauayan City Police Station during a buy bust operation conducted around 10:00 in the evening. GERONIMO is listed as High Value Target and included in the BADAC watchlist and Priority Target on Illegal Drugs of Meycauayan CPS.

     Confiscated from his possession were four (4) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 10.6 grams with street value of Php72,000.00, one (1) ARMSCOR caliber .45 pistol, one (1) magazine assembly loaded with six (6) live ammunition and Php.2,000.00 marked money.

      Cases for Violation of Section 5 & 11 Art. II of RA 9165 were already filed against the suspect before the Office of the Prosecutor docketed under NPS No. III-08-INQ-18-J-01114-01116.

     "We continue to conduct anti-drug operations and put behind bars all involved in the illegal drug trade targeting especially those included in our list. We will have no let-up in eradicating illegal drugs in the region,” PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS said.