Iriga City High Value Target busted

IRIGA CITY (Bicol Standard) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Bicol under the supervision of Regional Director Christian O. Frivaldo has reported the arrest of Francis Manuel “Bong” De Lima y Ballester, allegedly the nephew of Senator Leila de Lima, in a buy-bust operation Friday afternoon.

De Lima was collared by the Regional Special Enforcement Team inside Zams Apartelle, Barangay San Nicolas, Iriga City, the report said.

The report also revealed that De Lima, who resides in San Agustin, Iriga City, is considered as a High Value Target in the Provincial Target List.

According to PDEA Camarines Sur, the operation resulted to the confiscation of the following:

1. One (1) small silver perfume box marked as GCB 1 with signature containing five (5) pieces heat sealed transparent sachets containing while crystalline substance suspected as shabu marked as GCB 2, GCB 3, GCB 4, GCB 5 and GCB 6 all with signature with an estimated weight of MOL 25 grams worth one hundred thousand pesos (Php. 100,000.00)

2. One (1) piece P1,000 bill with serial number HQ363490 placed on top of several boodle money wrapped inside a transparent plastic bag with label "PIGEON" marked as GCB 7 with signature

3. One (1) piece Chico mobile cellular phone marked as GCB 8 with signature

4. One (1) piece black and pink pouch marked as GCB 9 with signature

5. One (1) crumpled aluminum foil placed inside a transparent plastic bag marked as GCB 11 with signature

6. One (1) unit black Motor Star motorcycle marked as GCB 10 with signature and;

7. One (1) piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet marked as RNE 09/28/18 containing while crystalline substance suspected as shabu with an estimated weight of MOL 0.3 gram worth one thousand five hundred pesos (Php. 1,500.00).