PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY–On March 20, 2021 at around 04:30 AM personnel of Special Operation Unit 1, led by PMAJ RAYMOND C NICOLAS under the direct supervision of PBGEN RONALD O LEE, Director, PNP DEG together with PIU, and San Carlos Police Station conducted buy-bust operation in Balite Sur, San Carlos City, Pangasinan which resulted to an armed encounter and death of a.k.a “Athan” and a.k.a “Dodong”.

During the operation operating team were able to confiscate the following items:

  1. More or less 25 grams of white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with estimated Standard Drug Price of 125,000.00pesos;
  2. One (1) Cal.45 Pistol with magazine;
  3. One (1) Cal.9mm with live ammos;
  4. Fired Empty Shells;
  5. One (1) Orange Yamaha Mio Soul 125.

            Accordingly, during the transaction, the suspects found out that they were transacting with police operatives and quickly pulled out an unknown caliber and pointed it at the police operatives and fired several times to the police operatives that prompted them to retaliate to defend their selves that resulted to the untimely death of the suspects. Immediately, this office seeks the assistance of Lingayen CLO to process the scene. Both suspects are connected to Uriel Omac Hewe Jr. a.k.a. “Bong” who was arrested in Caloocan City last December 24, 2020 and responsible in huge selling of illegal drugs in the area of Caloocan City, Quezon City, Bulacan, Pangasinan area and nearby provinces.

            PBGEN LEE applauded the group for a job well done and remind them to continuously fortify their effort in the campaign against illegal drugs.###