Over 13M worth of Marijuana intercepted at a checkpoint in Kalinga

Over 13M worth of Marijuana intercepted at a checkpoint in Kalinga

While conducting massive marijuana eradication in the mountains of Cordilleras, PROCOR Cops intercepted an attempt to transport marijuana outside the region early morning of February 25, 2022.

Based on the reports submitted to PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, a total of Php 13,560,000.00 worth of marijuana were intercepted and two (2) individuals were arrested by the operatives of Kalinga PPO, RID-PROCOR and PDEA CAR in a police checkpoint conducted in Lubuagan, Kalinga.

The suspects were identified as Aldren Paul Cabanes Pacion, 27, and Jaymor Sacatani Eusebio, 31; both residents of Tuao, Cagayan.

Confiscated during the arrest were assorted cartoons containing one hundred six (106) bricks and seven (7) tubular form weighing more or less  113,000 grams with an estimated Standard Drug Price of Php13,560, 000.00; cellular phones; and the suspects’ driver’s license.

The markings and inventory of the pieces of evidence seized were conducted on-site in the presence of the suspects and witnessed by Brgy Kagawad Edna TaoTao of Brgy. Dangoy and media representative, Ms. Leonora Lo-oy.

Further, the suspects along with the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the custody of Lubuagan Municipal Police Station (MPS) for documentation and proper disposition.

The suspects will be facing charges for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 against them. (PROCOR PIO)