PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– On June 27, 2021 at around 10:30 PM operatives of Special Operations Unit 8 and SOU 7 led by PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director, PNP DEG with CDEU and STN 10, CCPO of PRO 7 conducted joint Anti-Illegal Drugs Operation (Buy-Bust) in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City which resulted in the arrest of Jose Marie Romero Padios a.k.a. Jomar, 28 years old, single, a resident of Cabantan St. Barrio Luz, Cebu City.

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

  1. Five medium size heat sealed transparent sachet containing more or less 100 grams of white crystalline substance believe to be shabu with a standard drug price of Php680,000.00
  1. One (1) black sling bag with white adidas marking; and
  2. One (1) piece genuine 1,000 Pesos Bill with serial number AJ967050 incorporated with boodle money used as buy bust money.

The arrested suspect is a drug runner and was previously detained for two (2) years for violation of Sec 5 and Sec 11 Art II of RA 9165 on September 28, 2018.

The arrested person is now under the custody of SOU 8, PNP DEG for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 is being prepared against him.###