|500 Thousand Peso worth of Shabu, Confiscated in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan|
NEWS RELEASE 011917-06
POLICE REGIONAL OFFICE MIMAROPA
Authority :PSUPT IMELDA VASQUEZ TOLENTINO
Chief, Regional Public Information Office
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City
Date :January 26, 2017
More or less five hundred thousand peso (Php 500,000.00) worth of Shabu estimated by PDEA was confiscated from the possession of the four (4) suspects at about 10:25 PM of January 24, 2017 during the Buy-Bust Operations launched by combined personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Station Anti-illegal Drugs (SAID) of Irawan Police Station, Puerto Princesa City Police Office in Barangay Mangingisda, Puerto Princesa City.
The suspects were identified as Dominador Peñalosa, 52 years, married, and a resident of the same barangay; Marites Monfiel Peñalosa,45 years old, Barangay Councilor of Barangay Magkakaibigan, wife of Dominador Peñalosa and a resident of Barangay Mangingisda; Daniel Calvo, 26 years old, separated and a resident of Barangay Matiyaga, and Romel Basaya Enriquez, 38 years old, separated and a resident of No. 115 BM Road, San Pedro, all of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
Accordingly, the suspect Dominador Peñalosa is the subject of the said buy-bust operations and while he was about to deliver the 500 peso worth of shabu ordered by the poseur buyer, the suspect was arrested by the composite team from the PNP, PPCPO and PDEA who at that time was with his wife, Barangay kagawad Marites with two (2) other suspects while they were on board a vehicle with plate number AEG428.
Recovered from the possession of Dominador was a piece of 500 peso bill used as marked money and four (4) pieces 500 peso bill and twenty (20) pieces one hundred peso bill while from his wife, Barangay Councilor Marites Peñalosa, recovered were a big plastic sachet of crystalline substance believe to be shabu weighing 50 grams worth five hundred thousand pesos (Php 500,000.00), estimated market value assessed by PDEA and two (2) pieces digital weighing scales. Also recovered from their two (2) other companions, Calvo and Enriquez were a piece of small plastic sachet containing marijuana dried leaves, and assorted drugs paraphernalia.
A case of Violation of Sections 5 and 12 of the Article II of RA 9165 was already filed against the suspect Dominador Peñalosa while a Case of Violations of Sections 11 and 12 of RA 9165 was filed against Dominador’s wife, Barangay Kagawad Marites and a Case of Violations of Section 5 in relation to Section 26B and Sections 11 and 12 of Article II of RA 9165 was filed against their two (2) other companions, Calvo and Enriquez respectively.The suspects were already brought to court on January 26, 2017 for Inquest Proceedings and were all temporarily detained at the lock-up cells of Puerto Princesa City Police Office.