Baldemora Drug Group head killed in encounter

June 29, 2020

A LEADER of Baldemora Drug and Gun for Hired Group was killed while his companion escaped during an armed confrontation on Sunday evening in  Siniloan, Laguna.

Laguna Provincial Director PCol. Serafin Petalio II said identified the slain suspect as Reymond Baldemora,36, of Bgy. Wawa, Siniloan, Laguna.

The suspect was also a top 3 Regional High Value Target of PRO4A in illegal drugs where he operated in the 3rd and 4th districts of Laguna.

Petalio said the suspect’s companion, a certain Abdulkader Cali of Quiapo, Manila, was able to escape during the exchange of fire at De Leon Street  around 9:25 pm using a white Honda Mobillio going to Famy, Laguna.

The joint operatives of Laguna Provincial Intelligence Unit, RID-RSOU 4A and 1st Laguna Provincial Mobile Company and 2nd LPMC and Siniloan police conducted  the buy-bust   operation  which  resulted   to   the   armed   confrontation.

Initial investigation showed that one of the  operatives  acted   managed   to   buy one  plastic  sachet containing shabu worth 5 thousand pesos, but the suspect sensed that he was dealing with a cop and suddenly without hesitation drew his gun and   fired   at  the   operatives.

Recovered in the crime scene were a caliber .45 pistol, and an undetermined number of fired cartridges.