A Doctor, Former Policemen Are Among Arrested In The QCPD
Ringo | On 12, Oct 2017
A doctor and retired police officers are among the arrested individuals who were arrested in the left and right drug operation of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD).
Amante Valdepenas, an orthopedic surgeon, was arrested by the officers of the QCPD. In an interrogation, he admitted that he is shabu user for six years already.
Valdepenas was arrested in an entrapment operation after he was pointed by Mark Anthony Pangilinan and Maybell Tulang, who were arrested in Barangay Doña Imelda. He denied that he was selling drugs.
However, his text messages with Pangilinan and Tulang is telling the officers otherwise.
Arrested along with Valdepenas were former PO1 Rommel Nogoy and his live-in partner Leni de Guzman, and former PO3 Almario Cristobal.
Confiscated from them were 8 packs of shabu.
Nogoy said he met Valdepenas because he was referred by a patient. However, he denied that he is a user. He said he only met the doctor to catch up on him in a Bingo outlet.
The arrested individuals, which also includes the driver of Valdepenas, are currently detained at the Galas Police Station in Quezon City.