Chief, PCR Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
                               9633874/ pcr_pampppo_r03

DATE             :        November 06, 2013


Pampanga Police Recovers Hand Grenade from Drug Pusher

          Pampanga Provincial Police Office under the leadership of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Acting Provincial Director, successfully arrested a suspect involved in drug dealing at Brgy San Rafael (Duck Island), Guagua, Pampanga by elements of Provincial Anti Illegal Drugs Operation Task Force (PAIDSOTF) led by PSI JOVEN DE GUZMAN JR.
          In the report sent by Provincial Intelligence Branch Chief PSUPT RODNEY RAYMOND LOUIE J BALOYO IV, the buy bust operation was conducted around 10:00PM last night. The arrested suspect who’s a native of Toka Binidayan, Lanao Del Sur was identified as Jalaloden Makarangkat y Mohammad and 29 years of age. On the other hand his cohort, Anoar Abdulmanaf and a native of Golden Mosque Compound, Globo De Oro St, Quiapo, Manila was able to elude the arrest and still remains at large.

         The operating team was able to recover one (1) Cal.38 revolver Armscor with defaced serial number; one (1) MK IV Hand Grenade; one (1) piece of transparent plastic sachet containing suspected Methamphetamine Hydrochloride or shabu; one (1) camouflage jacket containing leather jacket with identifications inside, receipts and 200Php in different denominations and two (2) pieces heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu.

         Furthermore, the recovered pieces of evidence were submitted to the PNP Crime Laboratory 3, Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga for testing and the arrested suspect was presently detained at Pampanga Headquarters prior to the filing of appropriate charges against the arrested suspect in court.

         PSUPT BALOYO ensures that follow-up operations will be conducted for the possible apprehension of Abdulmanaf.

          PD ALBAYALDE commends the elements of PAIDSOTF for their unrelenting effort in eradicating illegal drugs here in the province.