|PRO MIMAROPA’S accomplishments on the Arrest of High Value Targets (HVT)|
NEWS RELEASE 122016-07
Authority : PSUPT IMELDA VASQUEZ TOLENTINO
Chief, Regional Public Information Office
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City
Date : December 20, 2016
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City- Continuous aggressive and relentless campaign on anti-illegal drugs operations under Project Double Barrel Alpha, an extension and expansion of Double Barrel focusing on neutralization of High Value Targets resulted to the arrest of five (5) High Value Targets (HVT) personalities from December 9-December 17, 2016. As of December 17, 2016, a total of eighteen (18) HVTs were already arrested by the combined personnel of Municipal Police Stations, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and Maritime Group (MG).
The five (5) HVT personalities arrested were identified as Ryan Najito Obing, Jay Ardi Faustino Casidsid, Redentor Macola Cosa, Marvin Bernas Mante and Melcar Marasigan Encarnacion.
Ryan Najito Obing, 32 years old, single, government employee and a resident of Barangay Sta. Rita, Calapan City, categorized as pusher and one of the surrenderers of Calapan CPS relative to the implementation of OplanTokhang and is included in the list of High Value Target (HVT) in Calapan City was arrested by the personnel of Calapan, Provincial Intelligence Branch Oriental Mindoro PPO and Oriental Mindoro Focus Team during the conduct of Buy-Bust operation on December 13, 2016 along the National Road of Barangay Canubing I, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.
Confiscated from his possession and control were one (1) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing shabu, one (1) unit red Honda Wave 100 motorcycle and Five Hundred Peso Bill marked money.
Jay Ardi Faustino Casidsid, 24 years old, single, Van dispatcher and a resident of Barangay Paclolo, Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro was arrested during buy-bust operation conducted combined personnel of San Jose MPS, PDEA, Rizal MPS and Magsaysay MPS on December 9, 2016 in front of Mackey’s Eatery, Rizal St., Barangay Poblacion I, San Jose Occidental Mindoro.
Confiscated from his possession were marked money and a box containing four (4) bricks of Marijuana with estimated weight of 4.7 kilograms and street value of one hundred fifty thousand pesos (Php 150,000.00).
Redentor Macola Cosa, Barangay Councilor of San Rafael, Puerto Princesa City and listed High Value Target level 1 of Puerto Princesa City Police Office was arrested during the service of search warrant conducted by combined personnel of Intelligence Branch, PPCPO, Investigation Branch, City Public Safety Company and members of the Regional Intelligence Division MIMAROPA Tracker Team on December 17, 2016 at kilometer 62, Barangay San Rafael, Puerto Princesa City.
Confiscated from his control were two (2) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu, two (2) pieces disposable lighters; one (1) pair scissor; one (1) Shooter 12 gauge shotgun with serial number SAM02270 with one live ammunition and one live ammunition for caliber .38 revolver.
Marvin Bernas Mante, 33 years old, with live-in partner, jobless and a resident of Purok III, Barangay San Roque, Occidental Mindoro was arrested together with his thirteen (13) cohorts during the service of search warrant issued by Judge Jose S. Jacinto Jr., Presiding Judge RTC Branch 45 dated December 12, 2016 by joint personnel of San Jose MPS, PDEA, Focus Team, Headquarters 4th IB 2nd ID, PNP Maritime, Rizal MPS and CIDG on December 14, 2016 at Purok III, Barangay San Roque, San Jose Occidental Mindoro.
Confiscated from the suspects were three (3) pieces heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance of suspected shabu with gross weight of 15 grams with the estimated street value of ninety thousand pesos (Php 90,000.00), a sling bag, a piece of unsealed plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance of suspected shabu and a cellphone box containing drug paraphernalia.
Melcar Marasigan Encarnacion, 46 years old, married, Barangay Councilor of Tibag, Calapan City and listed as Top 3 High Value Target Level 1 of Oriental Mindoro PPO was arrested by joint personnel of PIB-ORMIN, RAIDSOTG-4B, CIDG MIMAROPA, Calapan CPS and PPSC FOCUS TEAM during the conduct of buy-bust operation on December 17, 2016 in his residence in Barangay Tibag, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.
Confiscated from his possession were nine (9) sachets of shabu , marked money and two (2) strips of aluminum foil.
All units are continuously exerting efforts on their operations against illegal drugs as directed by PCSUPT WILBEN M MAYOR, Regional Director. Further, the members of the Oversight Committee are strictly monitoring the accomplishments of the lower units.