January 25, 2019
PhP900,000.00 worth of suspected high grade marijuana were seized by detectives of the CIDG during a buy-bust operation on Thursday afternoon (January 24, 2019 at 3:00 PM) in Phoenix Gas Station, Brgy. Gen. T. De Leon, Valenzuela City.
In a report submitted to PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS, the CIDG Acting Director, stated that in coordination with the PDEA, combined elements of the CIDG RFU NCR based in Northern Metro Manila, PNP DEG, NPD and Valenzuela CPS conducted the said police operation that led to the apprehension of FERRY HAROLD URRUTIA y ROSALIO a.k.a. “Jerick” and LESLIE ANN URRUTIA y ROSALIO.
Regional Chief, PSUPT ARNOLD THOMAS IBAY said that the Urrutias were arrested for selling of a sachet of high grade dried marijuana leaves amounting to PhP15,000.00 to a police poseur-buyer. Also confiscated by the operating team were 13 sachets of the same illegal drug with an estimated weight of 600 grams, PhP35,000.00 cash including the buy-bust money were also confiscated by the operating teams.
Alias “Jerick” is the alleged leader of the “Jerick Group” engaged in gunrunning and drug pushing in CAMANAVA area, added PSUPT IBAY. A case for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act) against the arrested persons is being readied for filing.
Meanwhile, three (3) individuals including two (2) Most Wanted Persons (MWPs) were nabbed by the CIDG in separate manhunt police operations on January 24, 2019 (Thursday) in Davao City, Bulacan and Bacolod City.
At about 5:30 AM, the No. 8 MWP in Buhangin, Davao City identified as DOMINIC BICONG y ARCEN was collared for violation of RA 9165 by joint elements of the CIDG Davao CFU supervised by PSUPT EDILBERTO LEONARDO, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 11, Buhangin PS and Davao CPO in Km 8, Brgy. Tigatto, Buhangin, Davao City.
One DANILO WATEMAR y BABAY who ranks as the No. 9 MWP in Bocaue, Bulacan was apprehended for violation of RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act) by the CIDG RFU 3 based in Bulacan led by its Regional Chief, PSSUPT CHRISTOPHER ABRAHANO together with the Bocaue MPS, at around 10:30 AM in Delos Santos St., Brgy. Duhat, Bocaue, Bulacan.
And a woman identified as EDITH BOLONGAITA y CABASAG who is an alleged member of the “Flores Group” responsible in the series of thievery, bukas-kotse, akyat-bahay and robbery/hold-up in Bacolod City and adjacent cities and municipalities of Negros Occidental, was arrested for 17 counts of Theft by manhunt teams from the CIDG Bacolod CFU headed by PSUPT BENLINER CAPILI, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 6 and Bacolod CPO, at around 7:30 PM in Brgy. Handumanan, Bacolod City. ###