PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– Operatives of PNP Drug Enforcement Group, Special Operations Unit 7 under the direct supervision of PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director PNP DEG, together with PDEA RO7,  RPDEU,  and CIU, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) , conducted a joint anti –illegal drug operation (buy-bust) on July 8, 2021 at around 11:10 PM at Sitio Ihi, English V Rama Brgy Guadalupe, Cebu City which resulted to the arrest of the following suspects;

1. Debie Adolfo Roa Arquillano a.k.a. Deb, High Value Indivudual, male, 31 years old,  a native from Camotes, Cebu and temporarily residing at Sitio Iha English V. Rama Brgy Guadalupe;

2. Francis Joseph Roa Oponda , 31 years old, a native Albuera, Leyte and a resident of Sitio Iha English V Rama Brgy Guadalupe Cebu City;

3. Kelly Libron Camilo, 45 years old, a native from Badian Cebu and presently residing at Sitio Univille, Brgy. Kasambagan, Cebu City; and

4. Kyle Mangubat Mella, 33 years old, businessman, a resident of Holy Family Village 1, Brgy. Banilad Mandaue City.

During the buy-bust operation the operatives were able to confiscate the following:

a. Three (3) pieces medium size and two (2) pieces of knot tied and transparent ice plastic and two (2) pieces small heat sealed transparent plastic containing white crystalline substance believe to be shabu weighting more or less 275 grams with a Standard Drug Price of Php 1,900,00p ;

b. One (1) small pouch; and

c. One (1) dusted one thousand peso bill bearing serial number  PZ343745 place on top of bundle fake one thousand peso.

As a background the suspects acquired their supply of illegal drugs from Romilino  Arquillano Roa a.k.a. Mel a known drug lord detained at Mandaue City Jail.

The recovered suspected shabu was brought to PNP Regional Crime Laboratory Office 7 for examination while the arrested suspects and other recovered pieces of evidence were brought to PNP DEG SOU7 for proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 is being prepared against them.###