PDEA Cordillera, PERO – Cor in record MJ haul, 3 men nabbed

BIGGEST HAUL. A Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operative inventories the marijuana they confiscated from three men in Tabuk City, Kalinga on March 10. The P13.4 million haul is yet the biggest for the PDEA Cordillera. PDEA Cordillera photo

Narcotics agents arrested three men in Tabuk, Kalinga and confiscated some P13.4 million of marijuana in brick form Wednesday.

In what could be the biggest haul for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Cordillera yet, Benedict Camia from Imus, Cavite, Augusto Galicia from Antipolo City, Wenceslao Galicia, Augusto Galicia and Aduardo Patega from Makati City were arrested while transporting said drugs aboard a Toyota Innova.

PDEA Kalinga operatives led by Agent Rodelia Macad said the three men aboard the car with plate number NGF 5992 were trying to transport some 112,000 grams in 112 compacted brick form of dried marijuana leaves.

The arrest was made possible with the help of operatives from the Police Regional Office – Cordillera, the Tabuk City Police Station, the Crime Investigation Detection Group Kalinga Apayao.



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