MARIJUANA TRANSPORT INTERCEPTED IN BENGUET
Two individuals will now be facing charges for Violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 after they were arrested for transporting marijuana products on March 5, 2022.
According to the report submitted to PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD O LEE, operatives of Bakun MPS and the Regional EOD and Canine Unit – Cordillera (RECU-COR) arrested the two individuals and seized a total of Php 500,000.00 worth of dried marijuana in a police checkpoint conducted in Bakun, Benguet.
The suspects were identified as Merbyn Larawan Gravador, 45, a resident of Calamba, Laguna, and Samuel Flor Christian Singson, 23, a resident of Antipolo City.
A total of five tubular dried marijuana weighing 5,000 grams with a Standard Drug Price of Php 500,000.00 were seized from the suspects.
The inventory of seized pieces of evidence was conducted on-site in the presence of the suspects and witnessed by Hon. Florencio B Vicente, Punong Barangay of Brgy. Ampusongan and Media representative, Mr. Joemar P Sacpa.
The arrested suspects and the seized pieces of evidence are now under the custody of Bakun MPS. (PROCOR-PIO)