CAMP GEN. ALEJO S. SANTOS, Bulacan — Three drug peddlers were killed while 22 others were arrested during the 2-day anti-illegal drug operations of Bulacan police on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 5 to Nov. 6).
Based on the report armed encounters ensued along Barangay Sto. Cristo, City of San Jose del Monte, Bulacan about 11:35 pm and in Brgy. Malibong Matanda Pandi, Bulacan both on Monday about 8:35 pm.
Senior Supt. Chito G. Bersaluna, Bulacan Provincial Director identified the two fatalities during the drug sting in CSJDM as Joseph Estrera @ Betong and his cohort alias Enteng while in Pandi was Christian Dalupan alias Cristian, 39 years old, a resident of 16 St. Peter Phase 3A Sto. Niño Ville, Perez, Meycauayan, Bulacan, who is also Top 1 in Sibat Target of 2018, involving in Gun for Hire and illegal drugs activities in different Barangays in Pandi.
The investigation revealed that the suspects fired their guns towards the drug operatives when they sensed that they were dealing with an undercover agent leaving the police officers no choice but to defend themselves which resulted in the suspects’ death.
Recovered from Estrera and alias Enteng were 11 pieces of heat transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu; 2 Caliber .38 Armscor revolver without serial number; 2 live ammunition of Caliber .38; three fired cartridge of Caliber .38; three fired cartridge of 9mm; two live ammunition of Caliber .9mm, one Rusi motorcycle and buy-bust money.
While from Dalupan were ten pieces of heat transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu; 1 caliber 38 Armscor revolver without serial number loaded with 4 caliber .38 cartridges and 1 caliber. 38 fired cartridge case; 1 cal. 9mm fire cartridge case; and buy-bust money.
Furthermore, Bersaluna added that the 22 other suspects were nabbed in cities/towns of San Jose del Monte, Meycauayan, Obando, Angat, Plaridel, Paombong, San Rafael, Guiguinto, Balagtas, San Miguel, Marilao, San Ildefonso, Baliwag, and Santa Maria.
Bersaluna identified the 11 arrested suspects on Monday as Virgilio Gonzales Jr., Misael Ventura, Edmar Ensinares Fernande, Regime Dela Cruz, Murphy Ayan Sobrepeña, Judy Dela Cruz, Leonilo Santos Jr., Saipodeng Milican, Jerrymie Simbulan, Marvin Cruz, and a 17-year-old, male vendor.
While the 11 persons nabbed in different anti-illegal drug operations on Tuesday were Jessie Barba, Ronald Santiago, Emerson Lopez, Christian Ignacio, Daniel Rivera, Norlito Guarino, Marvin Guardiano, Virgilio Dumapi, Rommel Bautista, Crisanto Jacinto and Mark Eric Manuel.
A total of 66 pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu, buy-bust money and 1 unit of Kawasaki Barako 175 without plate number and with sidecar were confiscated during the operations.
The arrested suspects and seized pieces of evidence were brought to Bulacan Crime Laboratory Office for appropriate examination. While criminal complaints against them are now being prepared for filing in court. (RONDA Balita Online News)