A Pastor from Cubao was arrested after a buy-bust operation by
QCPD police station 7. The said raid happened in Oxford St., Barangay E. Rodriguez, Cubao, Quezon City in the wee hours of Saturday, May 25.
According to news reports, the pastor who was was seized in the said drug operation was identified as Jimmy Dela Tore, 49 yrs.old .
10 sachets of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) were confiscated from the pastor from Cubao.
He will then face charges for violating Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
It was stated that the pastor suspect teaches value formation to police members and students.
Cubao Police Station Drug Enforcement Unit Chief Police Capt. Ramon Acquiatan stated that the pastor has been on surveillance for a month.
The classified information came from drug pushers along Aurora Blvd. who revealed that the supplier of their drugs is a pastor.
“Nung una ay duda pa kami sa mga sumbong ng mga nahuhuli naming tulak ng droga na isang pastor ang nag-babagsak sa kanila ng droga , kaya nagkasa kami ng buy-bust operation at gumamit ng asset na nagpangap na buyer.Positibong nakabili ng iligal na droga sa target ang tauhan ko na nagresulta ng pagkakaaresto sa suspek,”Chief Acquiatan said
The pastor did not deny the charges and reasoned out that he is in need of money that’s why he opted to sell drugs.