Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- PRO3 Regional Director, PCSUPT AARON N AQUINO said that the entire Central Luzon police force has been keeping on its toes in its all -out war against illegal drugs as police authorities continue to launch anti-drug operations in Nueva Ecija, Angeles City and Olongapo City, yesterday (August 21).

Operatives of Gapan CPS conducted buy-bust operation in Brgy. Mangino, Gapan City, Nueva Ecija  which resulted to the arrest of Emmanuel MALLARE y Domingo  a.k.a. Meme, 41 y/o, married, helper and Mary Ann ELIZAGA y Lamar, 29 y/o, single both residents of said place and seizure of four (4) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and the marked money.

Meanwhile, operatives of Angeles City Police Station 2 conducted buy-bust operation in Purok 5, Brgy. Pampang, Angeles City yesterday evening (Aug 21) which resulted in a shootout and neutralization of Martin LAXAMANA JR y Montoya a.k.a. Junix. Recovered from the scene were one (1) caliber .45 COLT pistol with serial no. 916432 loaded with ammunition, four (4) deformed slug, four (4) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, two (2) gun holsters, two (2) empty shells, three (3) shotgun live ammunition, one (1) roll aluminum foil, one (1) bundle transparent plastic sachets, digital weighing scale, one (1) aluminum foil strip with suspected shabu residue, one (1) caliber .45 magazine loaded with two (2) live ammunition and the marked money.

Similarly, operatives of Olongapo City Police Station 3 conducted buy-bust operation along Rodriguez St., Brgy. New Kalalake, Olongapo City which resulted to the arrest of Ibrahim PACSA y Mawalil a.k.a. Biting, 20 y/o, single, jobless, resident of Brgy. Calapacuan, Subic, Zambales. During the operation, the police poseur buyer swapped a tablet in exchange for shabu. Confiscated from PACSA’s possession were four (4) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 4.758g with street value of Php21,411.00 and one (1) marked KTC android tablet.