Joint Operations by Southern Luzon police operatives and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested another drug personality in possession of Php3,440,800.00 worth of shabu during a drug sting operation in Naga City on Friday, PNP Officer-In-Charge PLTGEN Vicente D. Danao Jr. confirmed.

In a statement, PLTGen Danao said that Cherylle ELERIA y Lelis, 46, a resident of Brgy. Bagumbayan Norte, Naga City, was successfully arrested by combined forces of PDEA Sorsogon PO, PDEA Camarines Sur PO, PDEA Masbate PO, together with PS3 and CIU, Naga City Police Office in a drug buy-bust operation on June 24, 2022, 9:45 PM, along Jacob Street, Zone 5, Brgy. Bagumbayan Sur, Naga City.

Confiscated during the said operation were three heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu and one plastic bag containing suspected shabu, all weighing more or less 506 grams with an estimated DDB value of Php3,440,800.00, one genuine Php500.00 bill on top of several pieces of boodle money used as buy-bust money and one unit cellular phone.

ELERIA and confiscated pieces of evidence are now under the custody of PDEA for proper disposition.

Further, criminal charges for Violation of Republic Act 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002) are being prepared against the said drug suspect.

“The public can expect more significant results in the government’s campaign against illegal drugs, lawlessness, and criminality as the PNP and PDEA remain resolute in protecting our citizens against drug users, most wanted criminals, and other enemies of peace”, PLTGen Danao said.