Marijuana backyard plantation raided in Quezon
LUCENA CITY –– Police raided a backyard marijuana “weeds” plantation in Candelaria town in Quezon province, police said Tuesday.
Colonel Audie Madrideo, Quezon police chief, reported that anti-illegal drugs operatives, acting on a tip from an informant, swooped down on the house in Barangay Malabanba Norte around 5:15 p.m. Monday.
Authorities discovered 68 uprooted newly harvested fully grown marijuana trees, nine marijuana plants and two bundles of dried marijuana leaves wrapped in newspapers.
The seized marijuana has a total weight of 2,100 grams.
Police did not state the money value of the seized marijuana in the street market./lzb
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