Seven suspected drug dealers were arrested in separate buy-bust operations from February 03-04, 2018.
Mark Tolentino, 22, a known drug dealer in Barangay Bungad, was arrested in front of a gas station along West Avenue Drive at 5:00 a.m. on February 04, Sunday, according to QCPD Director Guillermo Eleazar.
An undercover agent was able to buy PhP 11,000 worth of marijuana from Tolentino that led to his arrest after the transaction according to Eleazar. The suspect was seized with two blocks of fresh marijuana leaves, PhP 10,000 in “fake bills”, and PhP 1,000 in genuine buy-bust money.
Meanwhile on February 03, in Barangay Kaunlaran in Cubao, Joey Ababao was arrested. He had bene in the drug watch list of Police Station 7 and was caught at 9:20pm. Confiscated from him were a sachet of shabu, drug paraphernalia, and buy-bust money.
Five others were arrested in a shabu session in Barangay Baesa. Operatives from Police Station 3 arrested Jerome Hasal, 27; Rolando Teraza, 34; Efren Patata, 43; Sidney Hara, 43; and a 17-year old minor. Seized from them was sachet of shabu and drug paraphernalia.
These suspects will be charged with violations of Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.