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Student fleeing checkpoint arrested after P4.39M in marijuana spills from bag in road crash

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 06:59 PM January 13, 2021

TUGUEGARAO CITY—A 19-year-old student was arrested after he was caught with 35 marijuana bricks worth P4.39-million in Tabuk City on Monday (Jan. 11), police said.

Col. Davy Vicente Limmong, Kalinga police director, identified the suspect as Jayvee Dave Saguilod Paklay who tried to slip past a police checkpoint.

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Police chased the motorcycle-riding Paklay who later figured in a road crash as he drove too fast.

When the responding lawmen tried to help Paklay, the suspect’s bag yielded strewn marijuana bricks.

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Police said the marijuana bricks, weighing at least 36 kilos, might have come from the village of Loccong in Tinglayan town, Kalinga province.

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