Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.--- Six (6) suspects were arrested including two (2) minors, one (1) was killed while fifty-three (53) sachets of suspected shabu were confiscated during series of anti-illegal drugs operations by police authorities yesterday (Aug 22), in Bulacan, Aurora and Pampanga.

Joint operatives of San Rafael MPS and PDEA 3 conducted buy-bust operation in Brgy. Paco, San Rafael, Bulacan which resulted in a shootout and neutralization of alias LUPIN, of legal age, a target personality. Recovered were the following: one (1) caliber .38 revolver loaded with ammunition, two (2) spent shells for caliber 9mm, ten (10) small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 1.2g with street value of Php5,500.00 and the marked money.

Similarly, operatives of Meycauayan CPS conducted buy-bust operation in Brgy. Bayugo, City of Meycauayan, Bulacan which resulted to the arrest of Lyka DE JOSE y Flores, 19 y/o along with two (2) minors. Confiscated from their possession were five (5) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 7.15g with street value of Php18,000.00 and the marked money.

Meanwhile, operatives of Dingalan MPS conducted buy-bust operation in Aplayang Maliit, Brgy. Paltic, Dingalan, Aurora which resulted to the arrest of Dennis FLORENTINO y Tordera and seizure of seven (7) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, lighters, scissors, seven (7) aluminum foil strips and aluminum tape.

Also, operatives of City of San Fernando PS conducted buy-bust operation in San Fernando Heights, Brgy. Malpitic, City of San Fernando, Pampanga which resulted to the arrest of Victor DY y Labeste, 45 y/o, married, pedicab driver, resident of Brgy. Saguin, CSFP and Benny LOPEZ y Evangelista, 41 y/o, jobless, married, resident of said place. Confiscated from the duo were thirty-one (31) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu with street value of Php16,000.00 and the marked money.

            PCSUPT AQUINO commended the operating troops and said that PNP PRO3 will continue its unwavering efforts to eradicate illegal drugs within the region as “Double Barrel Reloaded” is being widely implemented in the country.###