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Republic of the Philippines

REGIONAL TRIAL COURT


National Capital Jurical Region
Branch ___, Makati City

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES,


Plaintiff,
-versus-

Criminal Case No. 868686


For: Violation of Section 5,
Article II of R.A. No. 9165

JOHNNY DEPP y CHRISTOPHER


a.k.a. MAD HATTER
Accused.
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TRANSCRIPT
of the stenographic notes taken
during the
trial and held at the Sala
of this Court on July 25, 2015, at
3:10 P.M.
before the HON. MARJORIE
UYENGCONOLASCO, Presiding Judge.
PRESENT:
FOR THE COURT:
Ms. CLEMENTINE VILLANUEVA
Branch Clerk of Court
Ms. MA. VICTORIA CASTILLO
Stenographer

APPEARANCE:
Hon. THE DORMOUSE (by Erika Magpayo)
City Prosecutor

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Hon. THE DOORMAT( by Irish Cabrera)


Assistant City Prosecutor
Atty. BERNHARD FULGENCIO
Defense Counsel
Atty. KRISTIE XYLA AMARO
Defense Co-Counsel
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(AFTER THE CASE WAS CALLED)
COURT:
Let us hear from the Prosecution who the first
witness will be. Fiscal?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Your Honor, our first witness will be PO2 Alice D.
Wonderful, the arresting officer.
COURT:
PO2 Alice D. Wonderful, please take the witness
stand. (To Branch Clerk of Court) Swear in the
witness.
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
Do you swear to tell the truth,and the whole
truth, and nothing but the truth?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I do. So help me God.
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
Please state your personal circumstances.

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PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


My name is PO2 Alice D. Wonderful. I reside at
Twin Towers Apartment, San Lorenzo Village, Makati
City. I am currently assigned as an operative at the
Anti-Illegal Drugs Station, Makati, Special Task Force
Group, Makati City Police Department.
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
The witness is ready.
COURT:
Offer
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Your Honor, the testimony of PO2 Alice D.
Wonder is being offered in evidence to prove the
charge of sale of illegal drugs as a violation of sec 5
art 2 of ra9165 and she is presented as an eyewitness
to the incident for she acted as the poseur buyer in
the said sale. And she will be testifying to all incidents
that transpired before during and after the arrest and
she will also be identifying the accused YH.
COURT:
Alright.
HON. THE DORMOUSE::
With the kind permission of this court
COURT:
Comment to the offer
ATTY. AMARO:

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No objections to the formal offer YH but subject


to crossexamination.
COURT:
Proceed, Fiscal
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
With the kind permission of this honourable court,
COURT:
Proceed
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Thank you Your Honor. Good afternoon, Madame
Witness. You said that you were, when you were asked of
your personal circumstances, you said that you were police
officer, right?

PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


Yes. That is correct.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
When did you become a member of the Philippine
National Police?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
It was in 2010
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
2010. Meaning you are already 5 years in the
service, right?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:

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Yes

HON. THE DORMOUSE:


And what is your present assignment?

PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


I am presently assigned as an operative of the AntiIllegal Drugs Station of the Special Operations Task Force
at Makati Central Police Office
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
In the said division who is your division chief or
head?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
It is Police Chief Inspector Pillar, Caterpillar
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what is the function of your office, Madame
Witness?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We address the issue of illegal drugs. We respond to
tips from concerned citizens and we also operate on the
orders or reports forwarded to us by the PDEA.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Where is your area of responsibility MW? What is your
area of responsibility?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I mainly respond to tips and we

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COURT:
Area of responsibility
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What is your area of responsibility here in Makati?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Our area of responsibility covers all the 34 barangays
of Makati City including Barangay Wonderland.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
You have said that you respond to cases involving
illegal drugs, right?

PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


Yes
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And how do you know if there are any illegal drugs
transactions happening within the area of your
responsibility?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Mainly we receive tips from concerned citizens.
Sometimes reports coming from them.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And how do you act or respond to these reports or
tips?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We conduct first of all surveillances and we validate
these tips by going to the area

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COURT:
May we interrupt, Fiscal and Defense Counsel, did the
Prosecution and Defense not agree to the use of the Judicial
Affidavit Rule for this case?
DEFENSE and PROSECUTION COUNSELS:
No Your Honor.
COURT:
The Defense is not amenable to using the JAR?
ATTY. AMARO:
No Your Honor.
COURT:
Why not?
ATTY. AMARO:
Because we would want to hear personally the
testimonies of the witnesses in open court.
COURT:
Alright. Proceed
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Thank you Your Honor. On June 19, 2015, during that
morning, can you still remember where you were?

PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


I went to report to the office.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And do you recall being given a mission by your
superior officer?

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PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


Yes I do
COURT:
Proceed
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What was the mission given to you by your superior
on June 19, 2015?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We were ordered by Police Chief Inspector Pillar to
verify a tip that he received from a concerned citizen.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Then it was a concerned citizen. Were you able to
verify the said complaint?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Yes we were able to verify.
COURT:
Please speak in a louder voice Fiscal and Ms. Witness
because our audience must hear your answers. Please
proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
How did you verify the complaint or tip?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
So myself and PO1 Queen O Hearts went to the area
and then we, it was with the help of our confidential
informant.

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HON. THE DORMOUSE:


What did your regular confidential informant tell you,
if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He told us that Mr. Johnny Depp y Christopher also
known as Mad Hatter sells shabu in Barangay Wonderland
and he even provided us with description of this person.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What else did he tell you other than that if there is
any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He even pointed to us the subject of the complaint.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What do you mean that he pointed to you the subject,
Madam Witness?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He pointed to us with his finger the exact person that
we were supposed to verify as the seller of shabu in that
area and we were able to see this person.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What was the name of the person that your regular
confidential informant pointed to you?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
His name is Johnny Christopher Depp and he is known
as Mad Hatter.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:

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Were you able to verify that fact that Johnny Depp y


Christopher is the same as the Mad Hatter?

PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


Yes, we were in the area so we spoke to Barangay
Kagawad March Hare and he said that he is Johnny Depp y
Christopher and he is known in the area as Mad Hatter.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And after the positive confirmation of the tip, what
did you do after that?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We called our superior, Chief Pillar and then after that
we returned to our office.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next if there is any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
So we spoke with our superior and then he ordered us
to coordinate with the Department of Anti-Illegal Drugs
and eventually with the PDEA. So calls were made and we
met with operatives, and we gathered all our documents
and paraphernalia until 3pm of that day we were able to
conduct a briefing for the operation, for the buy-bust
operation.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What is it that you talked about the possible conduct
of buy-bust operation?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
So during the briefing we were assigned our roles. I
was assigned as the poseur buyer. PO1 Queen O. Hearts

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was assigned as arresting officer and PO2 Tweedle Dee,


PO3 Tweedle Dum were assigned as backup officers,
backup security.
COURT:
Miss Witness, please avoid lengthy narration. Just
answer the questions as profounded. (To Fiscal) Please ask
your Question.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What did you talk about during the pre-operation
conduct regarding the possible buy-bust operation?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We were briefed of our roles. We also marked the
buy-bust money and we agreed on a pre-arranged signal
to signal the consummation of the sale.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
When was the target date for the possible conduct of
the buy-bust operation?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Possibly the next day.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
As you have said, the possible date of the conduct of
the buy-bust operation is the following day which is June
30, 2015. So what happened that following day?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
The following day, at around 8 oclock in the morning.
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Marin):

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Objection Your Honor, the Prosecutor is testifying on


behalf of the witness. The witness did not mention any
date.

HON. THE DORMOUSE:


Your Honor, the answer of the witness to the previous
question is that there is a possibility that the buy-bust
operation will be conducted the following day. Thats why I
asked that what happened the following day since there is
a possibility of the buy-bust operation.
COURT:
The witness was already in the middle of testifying
and answering the question. Let us proceed. The witness
may continue answering
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened the following day on June 30, 2015, if
any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
At around 8 am our superior Police Chief Inspector
Pillar told us that he received a phone call from our
confidential informant informing that Mr. Johnny Depp also
known as Mad Hatter is selling drugs and he is seated
outside Tea Party Sari-Sari Store seated on a bench.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened next after that?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We immediately proceeded to Barangay Wonderland.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:

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And will you please describe the place when you


arrived there?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
The place was crowded. There are a lot of bystanders.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Please describe the place
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
The place was, there are a lot of locals and residents
standing by the area, roaming around.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Upon seeing that, what is the first thing that you do?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I carefully approached the subject.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Were you with someone when you approached the
subject?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I was alone.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
You were alone when you approached the Mad
Hatter?
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Ramirez):
Objection Your Honor. Question has no basis.
COURT:

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Reform your question.


HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Your term subject, who or what are you referring to?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I was referring to the location, Tea Party Sari-Sari
Store.
COURT:
That is the subject the sari-sari store? Who or what is
the subject and the answer is the sari-sari store? You want
a translator? Asan na yung interpreter natin? Si Branch
Clerk of Court. Atty. Villanueva kindly translate.
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
Sino o Ano daw yung tinutukoy mo kanina?
ATTY. FULGENCIO:
May we direct the witness to be responsive?
COURT:
Alright witness, you understand. Just answer the
question. Lets repeat the question, Atty. Villanueva.
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
Ano daw o sino yung tinutukoy mo kanina?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Mad Hatter, Johnny Depp
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
So the subject you are referring to is Mad Hatter
which is Johnny Depp y Christopher, right?

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ATTY. FULGENCIO:
Objection
COURT:
Reform your question please.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Is Johnny Depp the person you charged with the
offense?
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Marin):
Objection. Leading.
COURT:
Reform.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What is the relation between Johnny Depp y
Christopher and the Mad Hatter if any?
COURT:
The witness may answer.
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He is one and the same person.
COURT:
Proceed.

HON. THE DORMOUSE:


And when you approached the subject, Mad Hatter,
what happened or what did you do?

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PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


The confidential informant approached me.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened next after that, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
The confidential informant introduced me to Mad
Hatter as a buyer of shabu
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Then is there anything that happened after that?
DEFENSE COUNSEL:
Objection, leading.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Is there anything that happened after that, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
The confidential informant said,Bossing, iiskor to ng
tobats
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what was the reply of the Mad Hatter?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He asked me, Teh, magkano kailangan mo teh?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what was your reply to the answer of the Mad
Hatter?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:

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I replied that dos lang po bossing pagamit ko lang eh


HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I reached into my right-hand pocket for the buy-bust
money and then I handed it to MH and then he
immediately grabbed the 500 bill which is the buy-bust
money and then he..
ATTY. FULGENCIO:
Objection your Honor, the witness is narrating.
COURT:
And?
ATTY. FULGENCIO:
May she be reminded to answer the question without
any narration.
COURT:
Alright. Ms. Witness, just answer the question as
propounded. Please avoid any narrations. You are warned.
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Yes maam.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened next after that?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:

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I reached into my front right pocket for the marked


money.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next if any?

PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


I immediately handed it over to Mad Hatter.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened after that?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Mad Hatter immediately grabbed the marked money
and then placed it in his right back pocket.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened after such action o0f the Mad
Hatter?
ATTY. AMARO:
Objection Your Honor. The question is leading.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened after the action of the Mad Hatter, if
any?
COURT:
Proceed.
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He reached into his left front pocket for something
and then he drew out two heat-sealed plastic transparent
sachets with powdered crystalline substances and then he

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DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Marin):


Objection Your Honor. The witness is narrating again.
May she be directed to answer the question directly.

COURT:
Ms. Witness, I am this short from declaring you in
contempt of court. This is your last warning. Go on a
narration again and you will not be able to leave this
building. Proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened after that, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He reached into his left pocket.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next after that if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He drew out two heat-sealed plastic sachets
containing white powder crystalline substances.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next after that?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
He handed it to me.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Sorry?

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PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


He handed it to me
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And after that, what happened next if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
So I proceeded to demonstrate the pre-arranged
signal.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what is that pre-arranged signal, Madame
Witness?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I removed my blue baseball cap and then scratched
my right ear.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened after that if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
The arresting officers and the backup officers
approached us.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened after that if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I positioned myself in such a way that I would be able
to restrain Mad Hatter.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next after that if any?

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PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


PO1 Queen O. Hearts proceeded to the arrest of Mad
Hatter.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened after that if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
She handcuffed Mad Hatter.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
She introduced us as police officers and stated the
nature of the arrest and we read to him the rights of the
arrested person under
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
She frisked Mad Hatter.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what else happened after that if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Queen O. Hearts was able to recover 2 pieces of nondrug evidence from Mad Hatter.
COURT:

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Recovered what? Can you repeat your last answer?


Queen O Hearts recovered?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
2 pieces of non-drug evidence.
COURT:
Non-drug evidence. What is that non-drug evidence
that Queen O. Hearts recovered?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
A cellphone and the marked money.
COURT:
Proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened after that if there is any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I proceeded to put the 2 heat-sealed transparent
sachets in a ziplock.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We called Police Chief Inspector Pillar.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
You were able to arrest someone and who is this
person?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
It was Johnny Depp also known as Mad Hatter.

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HON. THE DORMOUSE:


If the suspect or your subject is here in court, would
you be able to identify him?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Yes.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Is he here? Can you point to us the person that you
are talking about?
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Molina):
Objection. Compounded question.
COURT:
Only one question. Reform your question.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Will you be able to point him if he is here in Court?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Yes.
COURT:
Alright.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Can you point him if hes here?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Hes over there (The witness pointed to the accused
who is wearing a yellow detainee shirt.)

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COURT:
Atty. Villanueva, tanungin mo siya ng pangalan niya
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
Anong pangalan mo?
JOHNNY DEPP:
Johnny Depp
COURT:
Tanungin mo kung siya ito. Itanong mo rin, ang
middle name mo ba Christopher? Ang nickname mo ba
Mad Hatter?
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
Ang middle name mo ba Christopher? At ikaw din ba
ay kilala bilang Mad Hatter?
JOHNNY DEPP:
Ang middle name ko po ay Christopher pero hindi po
ako kilala bilang Mad Hatter.
COURT:
Proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What is the relationship between the man you have
just pointed to and the man pointed to you by your regular
confidential informant?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
They are one and the same person.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:

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With regard to the arrest, what were the properties


that you were able to seize from the accused, if any.
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We were able to seize cellphones, the buy-bust
money and two heat-sealed plastic sachets.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Were you able to conduct an inventory of these
properties?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Yes.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And where did you conduct the inventory?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
At the nearest police station which is the Makati City
Central Police
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened next after the arrest, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We conducted an inventory and the actual
photographing of the evidence.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And who were the people present during the
inventory?
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Marin):
Objection Your Honor. Leading Question

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HON. THE DORMOUSE:


If any?
COURT:
Proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Who were present during the inventory, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I was present. PO1 Hearts was present, Brgy Kagawad
March Hare and Mr. Cheshire Cat of Wonderland and the
suspect.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And how did you conduct the inventory?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I marked the pieces of evidence.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And how are these evidence marked?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
First, the 2 heat sealed plastic sachets were marked
as follows: first one with my initials ADW-1, my signature
and the date 06302015 and the other one ADW-2 with my
signature and the date 06302015 and also the marked
money.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What else?
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Marin):

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Your Honor with all due respect, the Defense counsel


would like to request the Prosecution for these alleged
shabu seized from our client be produced in Court.
COURT:
Not yet. Let the witness first her answer. Im sure
the Prosecution will be presenting these in due course.
They know that their case would be severely affected if
this shabu will not be presented. So Im sure that they will
try to present it.
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Marin):
Your Honor, with all due respect, this representation
was not able to see this evidence being alleged by the
Prosecution Your Honor.
COURT:
As I have said, in proper time, let us give time to the
Prosecution to do his job of presenting this. Not at this
point. I will allow the witness to complete his answer. So
the witness was testifying on the markings, Kindly
continue with your enumeration of the exhibits marked.
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
And lastly, the marked money was, I marked it with
my initials ADW, my signature and the date 06302015.
COURT:
Excuse me, Fiscal. (To PO2 Wonderful) Where did you
mark these evidence?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
At the police station.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:

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What happened next if any after the marking of the


evidence?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I photographed it.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened after that if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I handed them over to our superior Police Chief
Inspector Pillar.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what happened next if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We proceeded to the office.
COURT:
Alright. How many more questions or minutes do you
need to complete the direct examination of the witness
Fiscal?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Around 5 to 10 minutes.
COURT:
5 to 10 minutes? Its almost 5:00. Proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What happened next after the marking and the
turnover of the evidence?

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PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


We proceeded to the office to conduct the
questioning.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And what were these questions that you asked during
the questioning of the accused, if any?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Mainly on the personal circumstances of the suspect.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What are the other instances when you were able to
talk or converse with the accused if any?
DEFENSE COUNSEL (Atty. Marin):
Objection Your Honor, leading.
COURT:
Alright proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What was the time when you made the marking of
the evidence?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
It was the time when we immediately reached the
police station.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And how long was it from the time the arrest was
made?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Around

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ATTY. FULGENCIO:
May we request that the previous answer of the
accused be stricken off because it was not responsive to
the question?
COURT:
What was the question?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
What was the time of marking?
COURT:
And the answer was, immediately after arrival. So its
responsive. Thats how she understands the question. If
youre asking for a specific time, that might come out later.
Thats her answer. As far as the objection is concerned,
the objection is overruled. The answer of the witness will
remain on record. The motion is denied. Proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
At around what time did the marking take place?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
I believe it was around 8:50.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
And how long was it from the time of the arrest?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
20 minutes.
COURT:
Alright, may I go back to your earlier question. When
you say 8:50, was this in the morning? Or in the evening?

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PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:


In the morning.
COURT:
20 minutes after?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
The arrest
COURT:
Proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Your Honor, I would like to present a document
entitled Inventory of The Seized Properties and Items and I
would like to have it identified by the witness.
COURT:
Ask your question and make your witness identify.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Madame Witness Im presenting to you a document
entitled Inventory of the Seized Properties and Items and
on its first page, the name PO2 Alice D. Wonderful is
written with signature above it. Will you please identify
whose signature is this?
DEFENSE COUNSEL:
Objection Your Honor, no basis. The witness did not
testify that written inventory was prepared.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
The witness made mention of the conduct of an
inventory.

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DEFENSE COUNSEL:
Yes Your Honor, but she only mentioned that an
inventory was conducted. She did not mention that the
results of the inventory were reduced into writing so Im
objecting YH, no basis.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Ill just ask the witness Your Honor.
COURT:
Alright.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Did you make any written inventory?
DEFENSE COUNSEL:
Objection Your Honor.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Madame Witness, what is the proof that you have if
any to prove that the inventory was conducted?
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
We made an inventory report.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
I have here a document entitled Inventory of Seized
Properties and Items with the name PO2 Alice D. Wonderful
with a signature in it. Will you please identify if this is the
same document you were referring to.
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Yes Your Honor.
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And the signature, whose signature is this?


PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
That is my signature.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Your Honor we pray that the document entitled
Inventory of Seized Properties and Items be marked as
Exhibit 1 and

COURT:
Exhibit 1?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
I. Im sorry Your Honor.
COURT:
Was this not already marked during the Preliminary
Conference?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Yes of course. The Prosecution manifests that the
witness identified that this document is the document that
she prepared during
COURT:
And what document is that?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
It was entitled Inventory of Seized Properties and
Items.
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And what is the marking?


HON. THE DORMOUSE:
The markings written on this is that
COURT:
What is the marking of that identified document? Its
marked as Exhibit?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Exhibit I
COURT:
Exhibit I. It was already marked. And that is the
original document?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
The original document is with the copy of
COURT:
with the?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
With the Court already Your Honor.
COURT:
So what you made the witness identify is just a
photocopy?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Yes Your Honor. A faithful reproduction of it.
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It has the stamp faithful reproduction? Where is the


original of Exhibit I? You have to return it to me. Anyway, it
would be better if youll have the witness identify the
originally marked exhibit rather than a photocopy so that
we wont have any problems with having that. Make the
witness identify that, si witness ang magaidentify. Alright
proceed.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Madame Witness please identify if this is the same
document that you signed during the conduct of the
inventory.
PO2 ALICE D. WONDERFUL:
Yes that is.
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
We move that. It is manifested by the Prosecution
that, the witness, Madame PO2 Wonderful identified that
this is the same document that she made during the
conduct of the
COURT:
Youre referring to what exhibit again?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Exhibit I Your Honor.
COURT:
Exhibit I. And that is the original?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Yes Your Honor.
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And its part of court records?


HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Yes Your Honor.
COURT:
When you make your manifestation for exhibits, if its
part of the court records it would be better if you also
manifest that. Alright, so how long, how many more
minutes?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
Just for the identification of documents Your Honor.

COURT:
How many documents will she be identifying? Marami
pa?
HON. THE DORMOUSE:
No Your Honor.
COURT:
Alright of there are still other documents to be
identified by the witness, might as well have the
continuation of direct examination in the next setting and
then we will proceed with her cross examination and with
the presentation of the next prosecutions witness. Any
other case Miss Branch Clerk of Court.
BRANCH CLERK OF COURT:
No other case.
COURT:
Okay. All rise. Court session is now adjourned.

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CERTIFICATION
This is to certify that the foregoing
transcript is
true and correct to the best of my
knowledge and
ability.
Makati City, Philippines, July 25, 2015.

MA. VICTORIA M. CASTILLO


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