2 Drug Suspects were arrested in a buy-bust operation in San
The 2 Suspects were caught in flagrante delicto selling Marijuana,
a prohibited drug in the Philippines, to some high school students.
Based on the tip of an asset, the San Mateo Rizal Police came to
know the racket of the suspect, Reynaldo Miranda, a 42 years old
The Police Asset ordered a P2,000 worth of Marijuana through a
text message sent to the suspect Reynaldo Miranda.
When the transaction was consummated, the San Mateo Police
immediately taken into custody the suspect Reynaldo Miranda and
his companion Arnel Garcia for violating the Philippine Drug Law.
Confiscated from the 2 suspects were 1 kilo of marijuana,
1 pistol and 1 improvised firearm with live bullet.
Aside from the 3 items confiscated by the police as an incident
to a lawful arrest, the suspects motorcycle used in the conduct
of his illegal drug selling was also confiscated.
According to San Mateo Rizal Police Superintendent Ruben Piquero,
the suspects usually sell the drugs with intimidation by showing
his illegal firearms to the buyers who are mostly high school
The Police confirmed that it was Reynaldo Miranda who sell illegal
drugs to some high school students in San Mateo Rizal.
In September 2, 2014, the alleged act of the suspect in selling
Marijuana was discovered by the Police when one of the students
clearly identified the suspect. The suspect Reynaldo Miranda was
identified by the student through his alias Popoy.
Parents of the high school students were delighted by the arrest
of the suspect saying that other students will now be safe from
The Suspect Reynaldo Miranda insisted that he was not the one who
sold Marijuana to the students.