The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) gave recognition to its four regional offices and Quezon City Police District (QCPD) for their significant anti-drug operations.

PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. personally presented the plaque of recognition and awards to the awardees during the agency’s flag-raising ceremony on June 22, 2015 at the PDEA National Headquarters in Quezon City.

Police Chief Superintendent Joel D. Pagdilao, District Director of the Quezon City Police District received the award for QCPD-DAIDSOTG which was cited for the seizure of 45 kilos of shabu, or methamphetamine hydrochloride with anestimated value of P255 million
and arrest of two drug personalities on June 11, 2015 along West Avenue corner Bulacan St., Philam, Quezon City.

PDEA Regional Office-National Capital Region (PDEA RO-NCR) under Director III Erwin S. Ogario was cited for the successful conduct of a buy-bust operation along Pedro Gil St. corner Quirino Avenue, Manila which resulted in the confiscation of 1,067 grams of shabu worth P3.5 million and the arrest of a drug personality.

PDEA Regional Office 11 (PDEA RO11|) under Director Emerson L. Rosales was given recognition for the successful buy-bust operation in Barangay Magupo West, Tagum City which resulted in the seizure of 1,093.9 grams of shabu with an estimated value of P9 million and the arrest of two drug personalities.

PDEA Regional Office 4A (PDEA RO4A) under Director Adzhar A. Albani was cited for the successful conduct of a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Sumapang Matanda Ligas Road, Malolos City, Bulacan which resulted in the confiscation of 2,030.3 grams of  shabu with an estimated value of P1.8 million and the arrest of two drug personalities.

PDEA Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA ARMM) under Director Yogi Felimon L. Ruiz was cited for the successful buy-bust operation in Brgy. Kilala, Marawi City which resulted in the confiscation of 1,005 grams of shabu with an estimated value of P4.5 million and the arrest of a drug personality.

“The teamwork, commitment and strong sense of determination demonstrated by our PDEA regional offices and other anti-drug law enforcement units are concrete proof of how serious we are in the fight against the drug menace in our country,” Cacdac said.(Mr. Glenn J. Malapad, OIC, Public Information Office, PDEA)

Posted By: Edrillan Pasion


Author: tuklasinnatin

A Journalist and served government for 20 years. A community organizer who rose from a clan of artists and novelists.

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