MANILA, Philippines — Through a search warrant, the police raided the home of a drug pusher in Gomez Street, Barangay Bagong Barrio, Caloocan City.
Authorities confiscated a .25 caliber pistol, 12 sachets of suspected shabu worth P60, 000; a sachet of marijuana and several drug paraphernalia in the house of the suspect identified as Kelvin Dilao.
PNP-Caloocan police chief Senior Supt. Jemar Modequillo said that the suspect had been under surveillance for a long period.
“He was released from prison just recently. His case was frustrated murder. He was facing other charges like shooting,” said Modequillo.
Dilao will also face other charges including illegal possession of firearms and possession of illegal drugs.
Meanwhile, the Lipa City PNP arrested in a buy-bust operation last night a certain Rene Marundan.
Authorities seized from Marundan 10 grams of suspected shabu worth P20,000.
“He was a former prisoner with the same case. He was released from prison last December 12,” said Lipa City chief of police PSupt. Meliton Salvadora.
In follow up operation, Caloocan City police arrested a certain Marvin Brillabrille after he robbed a taxicab driver yesterday.
The taxicab driver was able to immediately report the incident to the police.
The suspect stole the P3,000 earnings of the driver and his taxicab keys.
Brillabrille is a known notorious holdupper in Bagong Barrio.
The suspect denied the allegations.
“It’s just accusations. The CCTV will prove if it was really me,” said the suspect.
“We are appealing to victims of holdup to come forward. They might be able to identify this man,” said the Caloocan police chief.
Brillabrille is currently detained at the Caloocan City police headquarters and is now facing charges of robbery holdup.
Authorities are also searching for his accomplice identified as alias Chololing. — Rajel Adora | UNTV News & Rescue