Two drug suspects were arrested by police operatives during an anti-illegal drugs operation along Magalang-Concepcion Road, Brgy. San Francisco, Concepcion, Tarlac on Saturday.
Police General Debold M Sinas, Chief PNP identified the two drugs suspects CERVANDO GAYAS JR. y MONTANO alias Mata, 26 years old, who tried to resist and escape during the buy-bust operation, and AURORA GAYAS y MONTANO, 29 years old who were arrested by joint operatives of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office III,Tarlac Police Provincial Office and Concepcion Municipal Police Station.
Citing the report of Police Brigadier General Valeriano T De leon, PRO3 Regional Director, Sinas said recovered from the suspects were one (1) pc transparent resealable plastic bag containing white crystalline substance suspected as "shabu" weighing more or less 500 grams with estimated street value amounting to Php 3,400, 000.00, one (1) unit Vivo cellphone and one (1) pc genuine One Thousand Peso bill with serial number AZ400290 used as buy bust money and seven (7) bundles of boodle money.
Arrested suspects are now under the custody of PDEA III as criminal case in Violation of Section 5 in relation to Sec 26(b) Sec 15, of Art II of RA 9165 is now being prepared against the two suspects and markings and inventory is being processed.
"The PNP's campaign on illegal drugs will continue without let-up and will be pursued until illegal drug syndicates are neutralized in the country", PNP Sinas said.