Rookie cop, dad nabbed for drugs

A rookie policeman and his father were arrested along with a female companion in a buy-bust  operation yesterday  in Quezon City.

Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director, Police Brigadier General Joselito T. Esquivel Jr.  identified the policeman as Patrolman Darryl Galendez, alias Dary Pulis, 25, residing at No. 5222 Demetillo St., Bgy. Gen. T de Leon, Valenzuela City.

He was arrested with his father, Daniel Galendez, 50 and a certain Estella Alfonso, 36, both of No. 203 McArthur St., Area 1, Bgy. Pasong Tamo.

Investigation showed that Talipapa Police Station received information about the involvement of the said police officer and his father in illegal drug peddling activities.

They were then subjected to close monitoring.

When the report was validated, operatives of Talipapa Police Station set a buy-bust operation at about 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, at No. 203 McArthur St.