IMUS CITY, Cavite – Cavite authorities seized around P3.5 million worth of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation in Bacoor City last July 23.
Police Colonel Marlon Santos, Cavite provincial police director, identified the suspect as Jaymar Vinluan y Moreto, 30, listed as high value individual, single, jobless and resident of Bgy. Salinas 2, Bacoor City.
A joint operation of the Bacoor Police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Cavite was conducted and resulted in the arrest of Vinluan at Bgy. Habay 2, Bacoor City at 2:20 p.m. last Friday.
Subject person was nabbed after selling one medium size of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected as shabu to an undercover agent.
During the arrest, operatives were able to confiscate another 16 medium-size plastic sachets with suspected shabu placed inside a black bag, digital weighing scale, notebook containing details of the suspect’s transactions, one cellphone, the buy-bust money and other drug paraphernalia.
The operation yielded a total of 520 grams of suspected shabu with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P3,536,000.
Suspect is now under the custody of the Bacoor Police. Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, will be filed against him.
Santos commended the operatives for the job well done and ordered his men to intensify intelligence monitoring on Vinluan’s network.