Almost P700k party drugs seized; 3 nabbed in Taguig condo
MANILA, Philippines —Party drugs worth lmost P700,000 party drugs were from three men during a raid on a condominium unit in Taguig City on Wednesday morning, police said.
In a report from National Capital Region Police Office, the three arrested suspects who are included in the “street value target list” were identified as Reggie Raphael Galang, 28, Joshua Cuanzon, 31, and Yuan Marc Mendoza, 19.
The operation was conducted by elements of the Station Drug Enforcement Unit under Cpt. Ariel Ilagan along Shell C5 in Barangay Ususan at 1:45 a.m.
Police confiscated 177 grams of “kush” valued at P212,000 and 89.85 suspected ecstasy powder worth P476,205 which were turned over to Southern Police District Laboratory for evaluation.
Aside from the illegal drugs, also seized were weighing scale; cellphone; vacuum sealing machine; cash worth P10,000; and marked money valued at P5,000.
The suspects are currently detained at Taguig Custodial Jail while they face pending charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
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