PDEA Regional Office Address: P. Aquino corner Fort San Pedro Drive, Iloilo City
Area of Operation: Western Visayas composed of:
6 Provinces (Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Iloilo, Negros Occ. &Guimaras)
Drug Enforcement Officers - 36
Administrative/Technical - 34
Case monitors – 7
Disposition of Personnel:
PDEA Regional Office
Negros Occidental Satellite Office
A. JANUARY 2014
On January 14, 2014 Ariel Ayuyon y Artacho alias “Ongkak” was arrested in a buy-bust operation by the operatives of this office at Iloilo Mission Road, Jaro, Iloilo City. Recovered from the suspect was 2.0735grams of shabu, pistols, rifle, several ammunitions and a four-wheeled vehicle. Ayuyon is one of the Top Ten Target Listed personalities in the Iloilo Province.
B. FEBRUARY 2014
On February 26, 2014 the HilarioTalde y Ambulo was arrested by the operatives of PDEA RO6, PDEA SES-SWAT, Antique PAIDSOTG and Pandan Municipal Police Station on a buy-bust operation conducted at Barangay Duyong, Pandan, Antique. Confiscated from Talde was methamphetamine hydrochloride weighing 2.3827grams.
HilarioTalde is a COPLAN personality of PDEA RO 4A and one of the Top 10 Regional Targetlistpersonality of this office. Said personality is also the leader of the Talde Drug Group of PDEA RO 4A.
C. MARCH 2014
Provincial Target-listed personality of Negros OccidentalTomasitoSayson was arrested on March 13, 2014 at Crossing Aguisan, Brgy. Nabali-an, Himamaylan, Negros Occidental on a buy-bust operation conducted by operatives of this office. Cases for violation of Sections 5, 6, 7 and 11 were filed in court against the suspect.
D. APRIL 2014
On April 21, 2014 PO1 Charlie Balsomo y Jimena conspired to sell dangerous drugs with AvelinoAne y Jimenez. Confiscated from the duo was methamphetamine hydrochloride weighing 2.4585gms. PO1 Balsomo is an active member of the Iloilo City Police Office
On the same day of April 21, 2014 this office also conducted another buy-bust operation at Barangay Ungka, Pavia, Iloilo that resulted to the arrest of RomanaDela Cruz y Paiz andCelcarBadilles y Villasana and the confiscation of 273.0143gms of methamphetamine hydrochloride. The heat sealed transparent plastic containing the illegal drug was concealed inside a mini speaker box.
Before the month ended, another operation was conducted by this office at EC Pension House, Brgy. Zone 5, Cadiz City, Negros Occidental that resulted to the recovery of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) weighing 495.6821gms. Arrested from the said operation was Jonathan SabordoBadiles while Kurt ReylanEstoceMaharucun managed to elude arrest.
E. MAY 2014
Iloilo City LGU casual employee Marbelito Cadiz y Cavo was arrested by the operatives of this office on May 28, 2014 on a buy-bust operation at Ramon Muones St. Brgy. Sto.Rosario-Duran, Iloilo City. Confiscated from Cadiz was methamphetamine hydrochloride weighing 14.2441 gms.
F. JUNE 2014
On June 9, 2014 element of this office arrested Rey F. Roman later on identified as Edgardo Justo y Morales on a buy-bust operation at Gaisano City Mall, Bacolod City that led to the confiscation on 994.457gms of methamphetamine hydrochloride concealed in the sole of 10 pairs of sandals.
G. AUGUST 2014
Month of August started with a successful operation conducted by operatives of this office that led to the arrest of wanted-list personality JoeryPamatian y Villanueva at Brgy.Zone 3, Mucia, Negros Occidental. Pamatian has standing warrant of arrest for the past years for violation of sale and possession of dangerous drugs.
No. 1 Provincial Targetlist of Guimaras JoeyAng y Davis was arrested in a buy-busy operation conducted by joint elements of this office and PNP RAIDSOTG at Brgy. Supang, Buenavista, Guimaras on August 16, 2014. Cases of sale and possession of drug and possession of drug paraphernalia were file against him.
Mario Canlas Sr y Gohel who has standing warrant of arrest for six years fell on the hands of PDEA operatives in a buy-bust operation conducted at Zone 2, San Juan, Molo, Iloilo City on August 29, 2014. Canlas is a drug den owner who was arrested together with his wife and son who are also drug den operators
A. PHOTO EXHIBITS AND DISPLAYS
The Photo Exhibits and Displays were participated by our Regional Office, the Department of Interior and Local Government RO6, National Police Commission RO6, BJMP VI, and the PNP-PRO6. It was located at Gaisano City, La Paz, Iloilo City and was displayed from September 1-5, 2014.
B. NATIONAL CRIME PREVENTION WEEK
PDEA Regional Office VI personnel participated in the Kick-off Ceremony followed by the foot parade fromthe Iloilo Capitol Grounds to the Freedom Grandstand during the opening celebration of the 20th National Crime Prevention Week.
C. FILM VIEWING OF "DRUG MULE" AND SYMPOSIUM ON THE ILL EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE AND LEGALITIES STATED ON RA 9165
PDEA VI representative IA5 Martin Francia, Chief Operations Division, as the Resource Speaker during the film viewing of “Drug Mule” and Symposium on the Ill-Effects of Drug Abuse and Legalities stated on RA 9165 among the NSTP students of the University of Iloilo last August 30, 2014, at SM City Iloilo Cinema 3 and 4.
D. SURPRISE DRUG TEST FOR ALL PDEA PERSONNEL
************************************************** ************************************************** ************************************************** Surprise drug-test for all PDEA personnel conducted at the Regional Office last August 18, 2014.
E. BARANGAY DRUG CLEARING OPERATION
PDEA Regional Office VI initiated an Orientation on Barangay Drug Clearing Operation for Bacolod City, held at Masskara Hall, New Government Center, Bacolod City on August 12, 2014. It was participated by 61 Barangays, Bacolod PNP Units, Department of Education, City Health Office, media representatives and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). This orientation was also assisted by City Officials of Bacolod City.
F. PDEA REGIONAL OFFICE 6 HOSTED THE TRAINING WORKSHOP ON STRENGTHENING THE CAPABILITY OF PDEA REGIONAL OFFICES
PDEA VI hosted the Training Workshop on Strengthening the Capability of PDEA Regional Offices attended by representatives from PDEA Regions 5,6,7 & 8 last July 1-2, 2014 at Hotel del Rio, Iloilo City. It was followed by the Turn-over Ceremony attended by USEC. Arturo Cacdac and the members of Asia-Pacific Information and Coordination Center for Combating Drug (APICC).
G. PDEA REGIONAL OFFICE 6 HOSTED AN AIRPORT INTERDICTION TRAINING
PDEA 6 hosted an Airport Interdiction Training thru the PDEA Academy and in cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority of the Phil. RO VI for the purpose of enhancing capabilities and unified services among government agencies regarding International Airport’s safety, inspection, and detecting of drug-related cases. This was held at CAAP Bldg., Iloilo International Airport last May 19-23, 2014.
H. TASK FORCE ON ANTI-DRUG ABUSE AND EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM ON ILLEGAL DRUGS
PDEA RO6 joined the kick-off of “Task Force on Anti-Drug Abuse and Education Symposium on Illegal Drugs” together with City of Iloilo Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and the members of the Task Force last January 9, 2014 at Fort San Pedro National High School.
I. SYMPOSIUM ON DRUG PREVENTION EDUCATION
PDEA 6 conducted a symposium on Drug Prevention Education together with the Iloilo City Task Force on Anti-Drug Abuse and Education last January 10, 2014 Iloilo City National High School in Molo, Iloilo City.
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