Recovered was a caliber .38 Armscor with defaced serial number, black sling bag with a black pouch containing fourteen (14) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu, and twenty (20) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected dried marijuana leaves and buy-bust money.
Marcelino Baluyot
  • Sex: Male
Incident Details
  • Killed in police operation in public
  • Date of Incident: May 8, 2021
  • Location of Incident: Marilao, Bulacan

An armed drug dealer was neutralized while ten other suspects were apprehended in series of operations of Bulacan police on Saturday (May 8).

Col. Lawrence Cajipe, Bulacan provincial director, on Sunday on his statement identified the fatality as Marcelino Mercado Baluyot, a resident of Brgy. Prenza 1, Marilao, and a known source of illegal drugs “shabu and marijuana” in Marilao.

Based on the report of Marilao Municipal Police Station, after the consummated drug transaction, Marcelino shoots it out with the police officer which prompted the law enforcer to fire back, which resulted in the suspect’s death during the sting conducted by the anti-drug operatives of Marilao Municipal Police Station in Mabel St., Brgy. Prenza 1, Marilao, Bulacan