PASAY POLICE NABS GSIS EMPLOYEE IN DRUG BUY-BUST, RECOVERS HIGH-POWERED FIREARMS IN A FOLLOW-UP OPERATIONS

Day Before The “Pasay Kontra Droga”
Program Launch:

The day before Pasay City Mayor Antonino Calixto, together with thousands from the different sectors of the City, launched the “Pasay Kontra Droga” last May 20, 2015, the Pasay Police Station arrested a GSIS employee in front of Mcdonald’s Buendia in Pasay for the possession of white crystalline substance suspected as shabu.

Arrested was Anjo Sardoma, 22, married, residing at 121 San Juan st. Brgy 21, Pasay City. Recovered in his possession was five pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic containing substance suspected to be shabu. The operation was led by PCI Carlito Narag Jr. of the Pasay Police SAID-SOTG.

Sardoma is facing Cases in violation of Section 5 and 11 of the Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.

In a follow-up operation conducted, Rodolfo Raymundo, 41 years old, jobless and residing at 21 Narra st., Canlubang, Laguna was arrested for the possession of two sachets of white crystalline substance suspected as shabu and one sachet of marijuana leaves and fruiting tops.

Also recovered from Raymundo were high-powered firearms including an AK47, M14 and a Baby Armalite. Also recovered one Hyunadai Genesis; one Mitsubishi Lancer; one PNP patrol shirt with a Laguna PPO patch with the rank of a Police Senior Inspector: one PNP ID with the rank of a Lt. Colonel; and three motor vehicle plates, including a government plate.

Raymundo was arrested along F.B. Harrison in Pasay and is now facing charges against the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, RA 10591 (Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition) and RPC 17 (Usurpation of Authority).

Regional Peace and Order Council Chairman and Pasay Mayor Tony Calixto said that ““we are all stakeholders in the fight against the use of illegal drugs. We all have a part to play in this major problem that challenges our community day and night,” Calixto said.

“I can not do it alone. The Police nor the Barangays. This must be a concerted effort among all sectors of Pasay --- the youth, the Church, family members, professionals, the business and the private sectors. We are 100% serious in the Campaign against the use of illegal drugs and substance abuse.”

As RPOC Chairman, Calixto, together with the different sectors of the City, today launched the “Pasay Kontra Droga” Anti-Drug Abuse Program to address one of the most pressing concerns of Metro Manila.

Pasay City is piloting the “Pasay Kontra Droga” Program which is being launched under the DILG’s “Kayang-Kaya kung Sama-Sama” Anti Drug Abuse Campaign for the documentation and replication by the 16 other Cities in Metro Manila.

As Chairman of the RPOC-NCR, Mayor Calixto has committed to revitalizing the anti-drug use campaign and committed to rally the 16 Mayors of Metro Manila. He was appointed as the second Chairman of the Council by President Benigno Aquino III next to former Caloocan Mayor Echeverri.

Launching the “Pasay Kontra Droga” Program were: the 201 Barangay Chairmen and almost 3,000 Barangay officials and some 3,000 elementary, high school, college students as well as youth leaders together with from the different schools and universities of Pasay.

The Campaign was also joined by 200 transport leaders and members; some 3,000 employees of the City Government; and church members.

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 Press Release: Pasay City - Public Information Office

Sunday, May 24, 2015