A clandestine shabu laboratory and chemical warehouse were dismantled by combined elements of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police (PNP) on July 5, 2016. PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said that agents of PDEA Regional Office-National Capital Region (PDEA RO-NCR) under Director Wilkins Villanueva, and PDEA Intelligence and Investigation Service (PDE IIS) under Director Randy Pedroso, in collaboration with operatives of Las Piñas City Police Station, PNP NCRPO, and Souther Police District simultaneously conducted two separate operations in Las PIñas City and Parañaque City which resulted in the dismantling a shabu laboratory and chemical warehouse, respectively.
At about 6:00 PM, the participating operatives implemented a search warrant at No. 21, Philamlife Village, Pamplona Dos, Las Piñas City which resulted in the dismantling of a shabu laboratory and confiscation of 309.93 kilograms of shabu, chemicals, assorted laboratory equipment worth Php1.51 billion. Two Taiwanese nationals, Tsai Shih-Ming @Japeth and Cheng Kuo-Chuan @Aron/Art, were arrested during the operation. They will be facing charges for violation of Section 8 (Manufacture of Dangerous Drugs and/or Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemical), Section 10 (Manufacture or Delivery of Equipment, Instrument, Apparatus, and Other Paraphernalia for Dangerous Drugs and/or Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals), Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), and Section 15 (Use of Dangerous Drugs), Article II of RA 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. At about 7:30 PM of the same date, elements from the same operating units implemented a search warrant at Unit 1D, Executive Villagers Society, Phase 5, Parañaque City which resulted in the dismantling of a chemical warehouse and confiscation of 7.83 kilograms of shabu and 322.37 kilograms of chloroephedrine worth Php56.76 million. Arrested during the operation was Lin Chun-Ming alias Alex, a Taiwanese national, who will be facing charges for violation of Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), Article II of RA 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.