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P60k dried marijuana seized in Cauayan City

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 04:12 PM September 09, 2021
Seized dried marijuana during buy-bust operation in Cauayan City

Authorities seized at least P60,000 worth of dried marijuana during a buy-bust operation in Cauayan City on Wednesday, Sept. 8. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-Region 2)

CAUAYAN CITY––Two men were arrested after yielding P60,000 worth of dried marijuana during a buy-bust operation in this city Wednesday, Sept. 8, authorities said.

Louella Tomas, information officer of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Cagayan Valley, identified the suspects as Richmond Macaspac, 21, and Shayne Talosig, 20.

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Seized from the suspects were 500 grams of dried marijuana leaves placed in a belt bag.

Also confiscated from the duo were mobile phones and a bullet for a caliber 9mm pistol.

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A violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (RA 9165) and illegal possession of firearms (RA 10591) were filed against the suspects.

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