21 drug peddlers, ex-BJMP officer nabbed in CL anti drug operations

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — Police authorities arrested twenty-one persons yesterday in anti-illegal drug operations as the campaign to eradicate proliferation of illegal drugs continues in Central Luzon.

In a report from this Camp, nine persons were arrested in Bulacan identified as Ronnie Villaraza of Angat Bulacan; Jerrylyn Tolentino of Bulakan, Bulacan; Mae Carla Delimios of Bustos, Bulacan; Ryan Christian Lopez a.k.a. Bungi of Bocaue, Bulacan; Michael Esteban a.k.a. Mike of Pandi, Bulacan; Jaime Socaire, Edwin Reyes a.k.a. Barry, Benny Pineda and Josie Vallesan, all residents of Marilao, Bulacan.

Seized from their possession were a total of twenty-eight heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing approximately 36 grams with street value of Php.152,200.00, five sachets of suspected marijuana dried leaves and marked money.

In Nueva Ecija, a former BJMP personnel identified as Bernard Afable of San Jose City, Nueva Ecija; Feliciano De Laraof Jaen, Nueva Ecija; and, Jayson Manahan a.k.a. Bogart of Talavera, Nueva Ecija were arrested by police operatives in possession and in the act of selling seven heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu and marked money.

Tarlac operatives were able to arrest King Telles; John Paul Pamintuan; Jeff Guillermo and Oscar Rosette, all residents of La Paz, Tarlac; Edison Gutierrez a.k.a. Dey Dey of Tarlac City; and, a 17-year old minor from Sta. Ignacia, Tarlac in the act of selling and in possession of five sachets of suspected shabu, three sachets of suspected marijuana leaves, illegal drugs paraphernalia and marked money.

Jeffrey Simson of City of San Fernando, Pampanga and Kelvin Ibe of Porac, Pampanga were arrested by Pampanga police while selling illegal drugs. Confiscated from their possession were seven sachets of suspected shabu and marked money.

All arrested persons were charged for Violation of Sections 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Police Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3) Regional Director, said that continues anti-illegal drug operations are being conducted as the waging war against illegal drugs keeps on.