CAMP GEN ALEJO SANTOS — Over P200,000 worth of illegal drugs and two firearms were seized while 16 drug suspects were arrested on Friday in intensified operations by the Bulacan PNP.
Bulacan police director Col. Relly Arrnedo said at least P132,000 worth of dried marijuana and bust money were recovered from suspect Elisur Renald Rivera in Brgy. Bulihan, Malolos City.
He said an entrapment operation by the CSJDM police led to the apprehension of three drug dealers identified as Rommel Corpuz, Chito Tamayo, and Julius Cesar Mendoza, who yielded six sachets of shabu and buy-bust money. Also confiscated from Corpuz was a loaded .38 revolver.
Suspect Crisanto Ramos alias Joko was arrested by members of the Bustos police and seized from him were four sachets of shabu and a .38 revolver loaded with live bullets.
Eleven more drug dealers were detained by the Station Drug Enforcement Units (SDEU) of Balagtas, Plaridel, Calumpit, Angat, Norzagaray, Paombong, and San Rafael police in a series of buy-bust operations while 29 sachets of shabu and marked money were recovered.
PRO3 director Brig. Gen. Cesar Pasiwen lauded the Bulacan cops for their unwavering anti-drug operations.