PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– On February 11, 2021 at around 5:10 AM operatives of SOU-2 led by PLTCOL NESTOR B CUSI, OIC SOU-2 under the direct supervision of PBGEN ROLAND O LEE, Director, PNP DEG, with the support of 1st PMFC Bataan, San Jose PS, Nueva Ecija PPO, Balanga PS, Bataan PPO, PDEA Regional Office 3, RIU3 and R2 conducted buy bust operation in Brgy. Tayabo, San Jose, Nueva Ecija, which resulted in the seizure of more or less 55 kilograms of Marijuana bricks worth Php 6,600,000.00 and the arrest of Erwin Amiling Mariano, 21 years old, tricycle driver, single and presently residing at Brgy. Samoki Lingkawa Riverside, Bontoc, Mt. Province.

            Confiscated from the said operation were the following;

  1. Five (5) boxes containing more or less 55 kgs of Marijuana Bricks;
  2. One (1) unit Isuzu Dump Truck with plate number NOF 271;
  3. One (1) caliber .22 revolver loaded with six (6) ammunitions;
  4. One (1) unit cellphone;
  5. One (1) unit Radio Baofing;
  6. One (1) wallet containing different IDs;
  7. 40 ammunitions for caliber 9mm pistol; and
  8. One (1) thousand genuine peso bill with boodle money.

The arrested suspect is now under the custody of San Jose PS, Nueva Ecija for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002) is being prepared to be filed before the Prosecutors Office against the suspect.                         PBGEN LEE commend the effort exerted by the group in this accomplishment and he said “Marijuana is being used as gateway drugs of this generation and having this accomplishment is one step closer in the attainment of this Group’s advocacy in saving our youth from the drug menace in the country. ###