2 wanted drug suspects arrested


April 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Two of the most wanted drug traffickers in Metro Manila were arrested in Quezon City on Monday night.

Darwin Diaz, 27, and Berna Quinones, 32, are No. 3 and No. 8, respectively on the list of drug suspects of the National Capital Region Police Office.

Diaz and Quinones were nabbed in Barangay Bahay Toro at around 10:45 p.m., according to Quezon City Police District director Brig. Gen. Antonio Yarra.

Police said around 10 grams of shabu worth P68,000 and a cell phone were confiscated from the suspects.

The suspects allegedly sold shabu to a police officer, resulting in their arrest.

Meanwhile, Quezon City’s No. 1 most wanted fugitive was apprehended in Caloocan on Monday.

Regel Saga, 38, was collared at Maria Luisa Subdivision in Barangay 177, police said.

Saga has a warrant of arrest for robbery with homicide issued by Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 81 Judge Madonna Echiverri.

Two more wanted persons were arrested in Barangay Roxas District yesterday.

Edgar Ilarde, 27, and Dennis Apelit, 41, are wanted for robbery.

The court set a bail of P180,000 each for the suspects’ temporary freedom.


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