PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– On October 9, 2021, at around 5:30 PM, operatives of Special Operations Unit-6 under the direct supervision of PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director, PNP DEG together with Criminal Investigation and Detection Group 6 Anti-Illegal Drugs Team and Station Drug Enforcement Team of Police Station 4, Bacolod City Police Office conducted joint buy bust operation at Purok Cheriza 2, Brgy. 27, Bacolod City which resulted in the successful arrest of the following suspects:

1. Michael Patriarca Pallan, 47 years old and a resident of Purok Cheriza 1, Brgy 27, Bacolod City;

2. Benjie Dequilla Rubio, 40 years old and a resident of Purok Cheriza 2, Brgy 27, Bacolod City;

3. Jonathan Genovia De Asis, 52 years old, Single and a resident of Purok Cheriza 2, Brgy. 27, Bacolod City; 

4. June Mahinay Molina, 34 years old and a resident of San Antonio, Carabalan, Himamaylan City;

5. Engelbert Chua Natividad, 36 years old and a resident of San Dionisio, Granada, Bacolod City;

6. Jake Flores Maravilla, 43 years old, Single and a resident of Real Palm, Kabukiran, Brgy. Taculing, Bacolod City; and

7. Marry Pabalate Babor, Female, 39 years old, NOAC, Kabankalan City.

During the operation, the operating teams were able to confiscate the following:

a. 12 heat sealed, transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu weighing more or less 23 grams with Standard Drug Price amounting to Php 156,000.00

b. Buy bust money;

c. 1 pc. Coin Purse; and

d. Assorted drug paraphernalia.

Arrested suspects and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Police Station 4 for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 is being prepared against them.

PBGEN MEDINA said “Our Group is tirelessly sweeping our street to eradicate the persons who are involved in illegal drugs transaction to make our communities a better place to live in”. ###