CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — Amid of the COVID-19 crisis, Bulacan police aggressive campaign against illegal drugs resulted in the neutralization of two of the province notorious drug dealers, while 21 others were busted on Tuesday (June 2).
According to Col. Lawrence Cajipe, Bulacan police director, live-in partners Froilan Orillosa and Leah Lucas was killed by the joint drug sting of Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) and Pulilan police in Brgy. Lumbac, Pulilan on the said day about 1 p.m.
The suspects were responsible for the proliferation of illegal drugs in Bulacan and adjacent provinces and both included in the PNP-PDEA Unified watch list.
Based on the report after the consummated drug deal, when the operatives were about to arrest, suspect Froilan Orillosa fled immediately on board his white Honda CRV with Plate No. XMT-642, together with his live-in partner Leah Lucas and engaged the pursuing operatives in a firefight.
The suspects stopped in front of a pasalubong center in Brgy. Paltao, Pulilan and ran towards a nearby alley and engaged in an armed encounter that resulted to his instantaneous death, while his live-in partner was inside the said vehicle was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead while medical treatment is being rendered.
Recovered were nine small and six medium size of heat-sealed sachets of shabu; one 9mm caliber pistol, a white Honda CRV, with plate No. XMT-642, assorted identification cards; buy-bust money and assorted drug paraphernalia.
Likewise, 21 other drug suspects were nabbed in different anti-illegal drugs operations by the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) operatives of Bulacan PIB, City of Malolos, Sta Maria, Plaridel, Norzagaray, City of San Jose del Monte (CSJDM), Baliwag, Meycauayan, and San Ildefonso police.
Cajipe identified the arrested drug suspects as Maria Christina Laconsay, Zenaida Lansangan, Conrado Mojica, Ferdie Sabado, Ramil Palaruan, Ricardo Balite, Arvin Mabait, Mary Grace Cruz, Jomari Espenilla, Arvin Jazver David, Sherwin Bernabe, Rhia Galvez, Jecielito Carpio, Renor Roque, Jimie Bocton, Ronaldo Vidal, Crisalyn Abraham, Marvin Lebario, Dominic Uy, Joey Quitua, and Arnold Quijano.
Seized were 52 heat-sealed sachets of shabu; two medium-sized sachets of dried marijuana leaves; two (2) cut-opened sachets of shabu; one black Suzuki Raider with plate number NC64904; buy-bust money; and assorted drug paraphernalia.
“The arrested suspects and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Bulacan Crime Laboratory for examination. Appropriate criminal charges against the suspects are being prepared for filing court,” Cajipe said.
Cajipe added in the midst of the implementation of the General Community Quarantine (GCQ), Bulacan police are stern on the intensified campaign to crackdown illegal drugs. (RONDA BALITA Online)