AGENTS of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office on Monday and early morning yesterday arrested 20 suspected drug personalities in the province during a series of buy-bust operations, a report to Police Regional Office 3 director, Brigadier General Joel Napoleon M. Coronel said yesterday.
The suspects who were arrested in buy-bust operations in San Jose del Monte and Malolos cities and the municipalities of Bocaue, Baliwag, Guiguinto, Santa Maria and Norzagaray are now facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, the Bulacan police said.
The suspects were identified as Catherine Fausto, 39; Albert Garcia, 37; Romeo Hugo, 27; Nikka Joi Teodoro, 21; Anna Lee Perez, 22; Reynante Cabrera, 40; Jaycee Tadeo, 35; Annalyn Hirota, 39; Darwin Sevilla, 29; Wilren Sabado, 31; Floid Macabenta, 37; Dewin Abila, 33; Raniel Dioquino, 27; James Bates, 30; Vergel Deguerio, 31; Robertito Conwi, 24; Raymart Ramirez, 27; Jerome Bernabe, 29; and Wilmer Baruelo 32.
The 20th suspect is a 15-year old boy.
Bates turned out to be on bail for a theft case while Dequerio was found to have been released from the Manila City Jail on September 2018 due to plea bargaining over a drug case.