CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga – More than P9-million worth of high grade ‘methamphetamine hydrochloride’ otherwise known as “shabu” were seized in separate anti-drug operation in Porac and Angeles City in Pampanga, Thursday night.
Combined elements from the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, Provincial Intelligence Unit and Porac Special Drug Enforcement Unit of the Pampanga Provincial Police Office (PPPO) initially arrested a suspected notorious drug pusher and confiscated 1.25 kilos of shabu worth P7. 1-million in a buy bust operation in Barangay Sta Cruz, Porac.
In a report to Police Regional Office 3 (RO3) Regional Director Police Brig. General Valeriano De Leon, suspect Khalid Monte alias “Khalid”, was among the High Value Individual (HVI) targets by authorities in Angeles City.
According to De Leon, the suspect was first apprehended in an operation where large quantity of suspected high grade shabu, supposed to be distributed and sold in the province was obtained from his custody.
Among those seized contrabands from the suspect were 6 pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing shabu weighing 1.25kgs worth P7.1-million; an Oppo android cellphone; a black backpack; a silver Toyota Corolla with plate number TRA403; and the buy bust marked money.
Meanwhile, the joint operatives of Angeles City Police Station 2, AC Intelligence Unit and City Mobile Force Company confiscated another P1.9-million worth of shabu in a buy bust operation in Kalayaan St., Corner Severino St., Barangay Lourdes North West in Angeles City.
The suspect identified as Orlando Dayrit, a resident of Sto Domingo, Angeles City have been confiscated with 285 grams of shabu worth P1.9-million.
Khalid and Dayrit are facing charges of Violation of Secs. 5 & 11, Art II of RA 9165 and currently detained at Porac Police Detention Cell and Angeles City Police Station.
“This is another feather in the cap for Police Regional Office 3 as we keep on yielding accomplishments in our all out-war against illegal drugs. Series of operations are still being conducted and we will not stop until every single sachet of illegal drugs is wiped out, every drug pusher is arrested and every drug user is reformed, “ De Leon said.