SAN Juan City government commended the local police for the “swift and successful” arrest of an alleged Korean chemist and seized suspected shabu amounting to P13.6 million in a series of operations in the city recently.
Mayor Guia Gomez said the successful operation only showed the police force dedication to their duty.
Gomez personally handed the award to San Juan police chief, Senior Supt. Dindo Reyes during a simple awarding ceremony at the San Juan City Hall on Monday.
Also awarded were Chief Insp. Joel Abuan, Chief Insp. Edgar Escreza, Senior Insp. Edwin Malabanan, SPO3 Rodel Bonague, SPO2 Alexander de Dumo, SPO1 Gerard Crisostomo, PO3s Klarence Ann Manongsong, Jumer Petilo, Teddy Caluaquib, Floilan Gebe Jr. and Eraineer Tulawie; PO2 Lodjie Cruz, PO1s Jesril Antipuesto, Mark Lester Bautista, Archie Cabungal, John Melchore Columbres, Robert Francis Cruz, Jomer Guisinga, Mark Jayson Janoyan, Ester Jane Lagunsad, Ryan Christopher Mationg, Christopher Nacion, Rosemarie Carino, Ruel Yopo and Michae Amandy.
The said officers were responsible for the arrest of Kim Jong Hee, an alleged Korean chemist who yielded two kilos of shabu or metamphetamine hydrochloride with estimated market value of P13.6 million.
Reyes led the joint team of Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) and Northern Police District (NPD) in front of Kim’s condo unit in Greenhills, San Juan City on November 28 where they seized the suspected shabu and chemical inside his condo allegedy served as storage of illegal drugs.
Reyes added that the San Juan police had been conducting surveillance against Kim after intelligence information that he was involved in the manufacture of illegal drugs.
In her message, Gomez congratulated the policemen for their immeasurable contribution to the local government’s efforts to maintain peaceful and secured community in the city.
Reyes, for his part, vowed that the operation will continue against drug users and dealers to cleanse the city of illegal drugs.