Elements of STATION DRUG ENFORCEMENT UNIT of Mandaluyong City Police arrested two (2) Public utility Drivers for selling illegal drugs during a buy bust operation in an alley along Blk. 39, Brgy. Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City at about 1:00 AM of October 19, 2018,
Arrested drug suspects identified as RICKY DRAMAYO y CORTEZ @KING, 31 years old, jeepney driver and residing at #27 Blk. 39, Brgy. Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City, and GRECIL ELMACO y TIMONI, 39 years old, driver and residing at Blk. 40, Brgy. Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City.
According to the report of PSSUPT MOISES O VILLACERAN JR., Chief of Police, Mandaluyong City Police Station to PCSUPT BERNABE M BALBA, District Director, investigation revealed that Mandaluyong City Police operatives together with a confidential informant disguised themselves as a poseur buyer and was able to buy one (1) sachet of suspected shabu from suspect Ricky for the amount of Php 500.00. During the transaction, Grecil appeared as Ricky also handed a sachet of suspected shabu to him. After the pre-arranged signal was made, both suspects were arrested and operatives recovered from Ricky the buy-bust money worth Php 500.00 and three (3) more sachets of suspected shabu while another operative recovered one (1) sachet of suspected shabu.
The suspects and pieces of evidences recovered were brought to EPD Crime Laboratory for examination and disposition.
A case for violation of Sec 5 and 11 of RA 9165 are being prepared against the arrested suspects for inquest proceedings before the Public Prosecutor Office of Mandaluyong city.