Party contraband valueing P14 million were seized by the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO)’s drug enforcement unit (DEU), they led the operation at around 8:30 am at the Studio A Condominium near the corner of Xaverville Ave. and Esteban Abada Street next to Katipunan Avenue, QC.
Police arrested a woman named Evette Tividad, confiscated the following party drugs: 3,500 pieces of ecstasy tablets weighing 2.5 kilograms (kg) worth P5.25 million, 2.5 kg of kush (high-grade marijuana) worth P3.75 million, and 25 liters of liquid ecstasy priced P5 million.
Tividad was known by the NCRPO DEU as a member of a drug gang “operating in the whole areas of Metro Manila.” It took police around a one month to trail her movements before implementing the buy-bust operation. NCRPO said they will file cases for violation of Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act (Republic Act No. 9165) against Tividad.
NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar stated after the operation that Tividad was a “major distributor” of party drugs in Quezon City and allegedly kept connections with club owners in the city as well.