Chief, PCR Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
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DATE             :        January 14, 2014


Barangay Tanod Involved in Drug Pushing Arrested by Floridablanca Cops

The Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Acting Provincial Director successfully arrested a Barangay Tanod involved in drug dealing during one of their anti-illegal drug operation conducted by Floridablanca Municipal Police Station led by PSUPT JHOANNA P ROSALES at Barangay Poblacion, Floridablanca, Pampanga last January 12, 2014.

In a report sent by Chief of Police, PSUPT ROSALES, the buy-bust operation was performed in coordination with PDEA 3 and Hon. Bon Baluyut, SB Member/Chairman, Peace and Order Committee at said town and elements from Floridablanca MPS at about 9:30PM of January 12, 2014 particularly in front of the Barangay Hall. The operation resulted in the arrest of Rolan Gamad y Gatdula, 44 years old, married, Brgy Tanod together with Edmar Gamad y Gatdula, 17 years old, single (minor), both residents of Sta Maria St, Brgy Poblacion, Floridablanca, Pampanga.

The operating team were able to confiscate two (2) heat sealed sachet containing suspected Methamphetamine Hydrochloride or SHABU and one (1) piece of five hundred peso bill (Php500.00), five (5) pieces of hundred peso bills (Php100.00) served as marked money.

The two suspects were are known drug pushers and believed to be responsible in the proliferation of illegal drugs in the municipality of Floridablanca, Pampanga.

Arrested suspects were detained at the office Floridablanca MPS and recovered pieces of evidence were sent to PNP Crime Laboratory 3, Camp Olivas for laboratory examination.

Pertinent documents are being prepared for an Inquest Proceedings against Rolan Gamad while coordination will be made with DSWD for the turn-over of Edmar Gamad.
Rolan Gamad will be facing a case for Violation of Section 5, Article II of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act).

PSSUPT ALBAYALDE commends the elements of Floridablanca MPS under PSUPT ROSALES for their successful operation and added accomplishment in Pampanga Police’s continuous fight to eradicate illegal drugs in the province of Pampanga.