A 43-year-old high value individual, identified as HELLAND BAUTISTA MANALANG was arrested in Sto. Domingo, Angeles City, Pampanga on September 14, 2022.
Joint elements of Angeles City Drug Enforcement Unit (ACDEU), PS1, SOU3 PDEG, CMFC, and TMRU ACPO conducted the operation resulting to the arrest of Helland Bautista.
Confiscated from him were 55 grams of suspected shabu with an estimated value of P374,000.
Still in Pampanga, a group of drug suspects were also arrested on September 15, 2022.
The suspects were identified as CHANNY ZULUETA, ED PAULO MAGBANUA and CHRISTINA MARIE TAN.
130 grams of Illegal drugs worth P884,000.00 were seized from the nabbed persons in Florida Blanca.
While in Tinglayan, Kalinga, Marijuana plants worth P52 million were uprooted and destroyed by police authorities.
SOU 1, PNP DEG (lead) together with 1501st, 1502nd and 1503rd RMFB, Tinglayan MPS, 2nd Kalinga PMFC, PDEU Kalinga, Naval Forces Northern Luzon and PDEA CAR swooped to barangay Tulgao to conduct the Marijuana eradication.
“We continue to be vigilant in our surroundings. Tulong-tulong tayo para sa ligtas na pamayanan. Our goal to keep our community safe begins in us. The PNP is dedicated to function as law enforcers to serve and protect the people. The civilians are called to also cooperate and abide by the rule of law,” PNP Chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said.