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The PDEA Regional Office – ARMM is located in the Heart of Cotabato City at PC Hill, Brgy. Rosary Heights 1 whose area of responsibilities covered the provinces of Lanao Del Sur and Maguindanao provinces including the cities of Cotabato and the Islamic City of Marawi. Further, the Island Provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi (BASULTA) in which politically covered by ARMM Government yet PDEA Regional Office 9 administratively covered the operation.

SIGNIFICANT OPERATIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

A. TOP 6 REGIONAL PRIORITY TARGET

TOP 6 REGIONAL PRIORITY TARGETSignificant achievements on operation accomplished by this office was the conduct of BUYBUST OPERATION (HVT) at Kapinpilan, Mother Barangay, Cotabato City, which resulted to the arrest of ARMAN ASTA y WAHAB alias Arman, a TOP 6 Regional Priority Target List, 48 years old, male, married, after he agreed to sell and handed-over MOL 0.06 grams of suspected shabu contained in a heat sealed transparent plastic sachet to a PDEA Agent who posed as Poseur-buyer. Seized from the possession of ARMAN ASTA y WAHAB was one (1) piece on thousand peso (Php 1000.00) bill with serial number GL914968.

B. WATCH LISTED SIBLINGS

WATCH LISTED SIBLINGSFurther remarkable achievement on operation conducted by this office was the conduct of a BUYBUST OPERATION (HIO) at Santos Street, Rosary Heights 6, Cotabato City which resulted to the arrest of Watch Listed Siblings Nasser Ampatuan y Usman alias Nash,57 years old, AbubakarAmpatuan y Usman alias Dats, 50 years old and Drug Den Owner/Maintainer – BainotAmpatuan y Usman alias Bai, 51 years old after they conspired, agreed to sell and handed-over MOL 0.02 grams of suspected shabu contained in a heat sealed transparent plastic sachet to a PDEA Agent who posed as Poseur-buyer while Bainot was also arrested for maintaining a drug den were several paraphernalia was seized from her possession after this office received an information from a concerned citizen that a certain house at Santos Street, Rosary Heights 6, Cotabato City 50 meters from the Krislamville Elementary School) is being utilized as drug den by students and tricycle drivers. Seized from the possession of Nasser Ampatuan y Usmanwas one (1) piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believe to be shabu weighing MOL 0.05 grams. Also arrested at the drug den is KadapiBalabagan y Abas and seized from his possession was one (1) transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believe to be shabu weighing MOL 0.02 grams.

C. BUY-BUST OPERATION

BUY-BUST OPERATIONConducted BUYBUST OPERATION (HVT) which resulted to the arrest of PRINCE MOHAMMAD MAMA y UKO, 27 years old male, married, Targetlisted, member of an armed group, High Value Target (HVT), SAMEL OMAR y DATUKALI , 34 years old, male, separated, member of an armed group (HVT) and DONG MAMALINTA y MAMALINTA, 34 years old, male, married, member of an armed group (HVT) after they conspired, agreed to sell and handed-over 0.1 gram of suspected shabu contained in a heat sealed transparent plastic sachet to a PDEA Agent who posed as buyer. Seized from the possession of PRINCE MOHAMMAD MAMA y UKO were five (5) assorted sizes ofheat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be “shabu” placed in a brown envelope at his left back pocket weighing 50.2 grams, one (1) piece five hundred peso bill used as mark money bearing serial number LU548078, one (1) unit of .38 revolver without serial number and four (4) .38 revolver live ammunitions. Further, seized from the right pocket of SAMEL OMAR y DATUKALI were one (1) piece improvised glass all-weather tooter and one (1) piece improvised lighter with needle. Furthermore, seized from DONG MAMALINTA y MAMALINTA were one (1) piece black weighing scale, one (1) lighter, and three (3) improvised bamboo sealers.

 C.  TARGETLISTED/ MEMBER OF THE AL-KHOBAR ARMED GROUP ARRESTED

TARGETLISTED/ MEMBER OF AL-KHOBAR ARMED GROUP ARRESTEDConducted BUYBUST OPERATION at Brgy Saliao, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat which resulted to the arrest of RAQUEL DELNA y ABDULLAH, 27 years old male, separated, TARGETLISTED, member of the AL-KHOBAR Armed Group, after he agreed to sell and handed-over MOL 0.2 gram of suspected shabu contained in a heat sealed transparent plastic sachet to a PDEA Agent who posed as buyer. Seized from the possession of RAQUEL DELNA y ABDULLAH were two (2) largeheat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be “shabu” weighing 10.2 grams, one (1)pc five hundred peso bill used as mark money bearing serial number HG036309, five (5)units rifle grenade, one (1)unit M14 sniper rifle with serial number 445113,one (1) M14 sniper rifle magazine assembly with seventeen (17) live ammunitions, two (2) units of KG-9 sub-machine guns with serial numbers 479361and 32781, one (1) unit Pietro Berretta 9mm pistol with PNP property markings bearing serial number M20948Z, and one (1) 9mm magazine assembly with six (6) live ammunitions.

D.  NO. 7 REGIONAL PRIORITY TARGET

NO. 7 REGIONAL PRIORITY TARGETAnother significant achievement on operation conducted by this office was the service of SEARCH WARRANT Number 2014-015 issued by HON. BANSAWAN Z. IBRAHIM, AL HAJ, Executive Judge, 12th Judicial Region, RTC Branch 13, Cotabato City, dated 13 May 2014 against the couple NASSER MACARANGCAT BUAT,NO.7 REGIONAL PRIORITY TARGET LIST AND HIGH VALUE TARGET (HVT) BEING AN ELECTED OFFICIAL, NUMBER ONE MUNICIPAL COUNCILOR OF MATANOG,MAGUINDANAO,40 years old and TARHATA SOLAIMAN BUAT, 40 years old, WATCHLISTED PERSONALITY OF THIS OFFICE at their residence at SITIO MARANTAO, BUGASAN NORTE, MATANOG, MAGUINDANAO.

Seized from the possession of NASSER MACARANGCAT BUAT and TARHATA SOLAIMAN BUAT during the service of the Search Warrant were two (2) pcs medium-sized heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride locally known as shabu, forty five (45) pcs small-sized heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride locally known as shabu weighing 23.8527 grams, one (1) pc yellow lighter, one (1) improvised bamboo sealer, one (1) pc blue digital weighing scale, one (1) unit M16A1 ELISCO Rifle with serial number RP118801 (TAMPERED), one (1) unit M16 thirty rounder magazine assembly, one (1) unit M16 twenty rounder magazine assembly, thirty six (36) pcs of 5.56 caliber live ammunitions, one (1) unit norinco caliber .45 with serial number 900086 with one (1) unit seven rounds magazine assembly, one (1) armscor caliber .45 with one (1) unit seven rounder magazine assembly and eighteen (18) pcs of caliber .45 live ammunitions.

D.  SABARAT DRUG GROUP MEMBERS WERE ARRESTED

BAUTISTAFor the third quarter (July 2014 – September 2014), significant achievements on operation accomplished by this office was the conduct of BUYBUST OPERATION at KAMPO MUSLIM, MOTHER BARANGAY BAGUA, COTABATO CITY against DATU MAALIDIN MACAUMBANG alias Bokbok and ELSIE JAPSON BAUTISTA alias Daya both members of SABARAT DRUG GROUP. Arrested during the said operation was ELSIE JAPSON BAUTISTA alias Daya,High Value Target (HVT), female, 44 years old after they conspired to sell and handed over one (1) pc plastic sachet containing suspected shabu weighing 0.3812 gram to a PDEA Agent who posed as a poseur buyer. However, DATU MAALIDIN MACAUMBANG alias Bokbok, male, able to elude arrest after sensing the presence of operatives in the area. Seized from ELSIE JAPSON BAUTISTA alias Daya were eight (8) assorted sizes heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu weighing 51.8784 grams, one (1) pc five hundred Php 500.00 peso bill bearing serial number VV915470 used as marked money, one (1) pc weighing scale, and one (1) pc black box containing empty plastic sachets of different sizes, scissor, and blade.

E.  COPLAN CHARLIES ANGELS

CHARLIES ANGELFurther remarkable achievement on operation conducted by this office was the service of SEARCH WARRANT Number 2014-011 issued by HON. BANSAWAN Z. IBRAHIM, AL HAJ, Executive Judge, 12th Judicial Region, RTC Branch 13, Cotabato City, dated 20 August 2014 against NOR-IN ABDULLAH TING with Aliases of Lorraine Abdullah, Madam and Kagi, HIGH VALUED TARGET (HVT), and one of the targets of CoPLAN “CHARLIES ANGELS” at her residence at No. 002, 4th Road, Macapagal Subdivision, MB Rosary Heights, Cotabato City.

Seized from her possession during the service of search warrant were five (5) pieces medium size of plastic sachets containing white crystalline compound known as “shabu” weighing 64.5748 grams, two (2) pcs digital weighing scale and several pieces of empty plastic sachets in assorted sizes believed to be used in repacking of shabu.