CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — A total of P8,160,000 worth of dried marijuana was seized from five drug suspects who believed to be among the major suppliers of marijuana in the province of Bulacan and nearby towns of Pampanga.
According to PDEA-3 Regional Director Christian O. Frivaldo, the buy-bust operation was conducted by the combined elements of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region III, PDEA Bulacan Provincial Office, Bulacan PPO-PIU and Malolos police on Wednesday afternoon (April 28) at No. 2B 920, Barangay Look 1st C, City of Malolos.
Frivaldo identified the arrested suspects as John Patrick Milan y Sigua alias Wang, male, 26 years old, married; Kevin Paul Jose y Idanan, male, 27, single; Mispa Jamsen y Jal, male, 28, single; Jayson Justiniano y Cosico male, 30, single; and Enrick Justin y Lucino male, 29, single.
Confiscated pieces of evidence were more or less 68 kilos of dried marijuana leaves with DDB estimated value of P8,160,000; one unit cellular phone; one weighing scale; and one piece of P1,000 bill used as marked money.
Charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against the arrested suspects. (RONDA BALITA Online)