7 drug suspects fall in Taguig, Muntinlupa

Published July 3, 2022, 6:47 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

Seven men were arrested by the police for P104,040 worth of illegal drugs in Taguig and Muntinlupa on July 2.

In Purok 1, Barangay Cupang, Muntinlupa, tricycle driver Marlex Manalo, 26, was arrested by the Muntinlupa police’s Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) in a buy-bust operation.

The suspected shabu seized in Taguig on July 2 (Photos from Taguig police)

Seized in the operation were two plastic sachets containing suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) weighing 5.1 grams with a value of P34,680 and two P100 bills used as buy-bust money.

In Upper Katihan, Barangay Poblacion in Muntinlupa, two drivers identified as Alvin Bien, 37, and Roger Tolentino, 44, were arrested in a buy-bust operation by the DEU operatives of the police.

Seized were three plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 3 grams and valued at P20,400 and P200 buy-bust money.

Meanwhile, the Taguig police’s Sub-Station 9 personnel arrested two suspects in an anti-criminality operation conducted along Pineapple Street in Barangay New Lower Bicutan.

The suspects were identified as Joselito Guevarra, 30, and William Sabe, 43. The police confiscated two plastic sachets with 3.2 grams of suspected shabu valued at P21,760.

In Dimson Compound, Purok 6 in Barangay Tanyag, Taguig, personnel from the police’s Sub-Station 8 conducted an anti-criminality operation that resulted in the arrest of Reynaldo Mojica, 53, and Jeffrey Mojica, 43.

Confiscated from them were two plastic sachets containing suspected weighing four grams with a standard drug price of P27,200.

All the arrested suspects are now under the custody of the police while the seized illegal drugs were turned over to the Southern Police District Forensic Unit for chemical analysis.