PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY – On May 3, 2021 at 6:30 PM, operatives of Special Operations Unit 1 led by PLTCOL RAYMOND C NICOLAS, Commander, SOU 1 under the direct supervision of PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director, PNP DEG together with San Fabian MPS, Santiago City PS and Pangasinan PPO conducted joint manhunt operation at Brgy. Nibaliw West, San Fabian, Pangasinan that resulted to the successful arrest of Mario Maddumba Valdez, 60 years old, married, and resident of Brgy. Mabini, Santiago City, Isabela.

The arrest was made by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Hon. Efren M. Cacaitan, Presiding Judge of RTC Branch 35, Santiago City, Isabela issued on November 20, 2018 docketed under criminal case number 35-8324 for violation of Sec. 5 Art II of Republic Act 9165 with no bail recommended.

The arrested wanted person is now under the custody of SOU 1, PNP DEG for temporary custody and documentation and will be turned over to the court of origin. ###