CITY OF LUCENA – Police counter-narcotics officers arrested two suspected major drug traffickers early Wednesday morning, July 12, and seized 38 kilos of marijuana, or “weed,” in the city of Bacoor, Cavite province.
In a timely report, Col. Christopher Olazo, Cavite’s police chief, said members of the city’s anti-drug unit detained Christian Kyle Dueñas and Rodolfo Bautista around 3:15 a.m. after they sold “weed” for value of P10,000 to an undercover policeman in Barangay Molino 1.
Authorities seized 38 packages of dried marijuana leaves wrapped in plastic weighing 38 kilos and with an estimated street value of P4,560,000.
The police were tracking the source of the illegal hemp.
In a statement, Brigadier General Carlito Gaces, commander of Police Region 4A, praised Olazo and Lt. Col. Jesson Bombasi, Bacoor City Police Chief, for the arrest of the suspects, both classified as targets of ” high value” in the government’s war on drugs.
Meanwhile, a female drug dealer was arrested Tuesday by policemen in Sta. Cruz in Laguna province and seized P340,000 worth of shabu (crystal methamphetamine).
Police Region 4A said in a report that local drug officers caught Sarah Gomez in a sting operation in Barangay Pagsawitan around 8:30 a.m.
The suspect, labeled a high-value individual in the local drug trade, was found in possession of two plastic methamphetamine bags weighing 50 grams.
All the suspects are now in police custody and will face charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
4 caught, P139,000 ‘weed’, ‘methamphetamine’ seized in Cavite, Rizal
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