PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– On May 7, 2021 at around 5:00 PM operatives of this Unit led by PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director, PNP DEG elements of SOU 7, PNP DEG, PDEA RO7, PIU CPPO and RIU 7 conducted joint Anti-Illegal Drugs Operation (Buy-Bust) which resulted in the arrest of Ace O Cabiles a.k.a. "Asi” and “Archie Obanos Manabat” 18 years old, single and a resident of Sitio Himatugan, Brgy. General Climaco, Toledo City.

During the operation, operating team was able to confiscate the following items:

  1. One (1) pc large pack of suspected marijuana leaves (subject of sale for buy-bust); 
  2. Three (3) pcs medium pack of suspected marijuana leaves (subject of sale for buy-bust);
  3. One (1) pc Taiheiyo cement bag used as drug container; and
  4. One (1) pc genuine five hundred peso bill with serial numbers AG190013 pre marked at the forehead of Benigno Aquino incorporated with fake 500 peso bills and one thousand peso bills.

All confiscated drug evidence is believed to weight two (2) kg of marijuana leaves with Standard Drug Price of Php 400,000.00. During investigastion, suspect is known to be a drug runner at the same time cultivator/planter of Sitio Himatugan, Brgy. Climaco, Toledo City, Cebu. His mother was also arrested for the violation of RA 9165, while the father was long separated from the family. The subject is also the relative of a certain Eduardo Cabiles a.k.a. “Eddie” who is a known leader of a notorious Cabiles Gun for Hire Group based in Toledo City.

The suspect Cabiles is now under the custody of SOU 7, PNP DEG for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 is being prepared against him. ###