Actor Julio Diaz arrested for drugs

Actor Julio Diaz was arrested in drug buy-bust this morning at around 12:40 a.m, Bulacan Police Provincial Office chief Sr. Supt. Romeo Caramat Jr. confirmed in a statement.

He and his driver Ronald Gomez was arrested in his house located in Barangay Langka, Meycauayan, Bulacan.

Simultaneous drug raids were done by the authorities and Julio Diaz was among the 50 people who were arrested. The actor was labeled as “high-value target” by the police.

There were 13 casualties, who allegedly resisted arrest  in this operation.

According to news reports, the 59 year-old actor was caught selling suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu for Php 500 to a police asset.

Upon arrest, police found four sachets of suspected shabu that is estimated at P60,000, assorted drug paraphernalia, and the marked money.

Julio Diaz  and Ronald Gomez and the confiscated drug evidence were brought to the Bulacan Crime Laboratory Office for examination.

Criminal case against the suspects are on the works already.

In an interview with ABS-CBN’s DZMM, Juilo said-

“Ako ay nahuli sa isang bisyo. Sa aking pagkakaintindi maaaring gumamit ako pero hindi ito isang bisyo na nilamon ako…ng droga…Bahala na ang Diyos…Hindi ko na alam. “Nagdadatingan yung demonyo ng tukso. Natukso talaga”

Julio Diaz (Mariano de Leo in real life) was known for his  1993 award-winning epic movie “Sakay”. He also had appearances in Kapamilya serye “Ang Probinsyano” and “Asintado”.

Here are some video and images of his arrest.

 

 

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