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PRESS RELEASE #343/19

DATE: December 19, 2019

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) seized P180,000.00 worth of marijuana in Pampanga Expressway that also resulted in the arrest of two drug personalities on December 17, 2019.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron N. Aquino identified the suspects as Majid Khan y Ramos, and Junoel Ramos y Cervantes, who were arrested by joint elements of PDEA Regional Office III (PDEA RO III) under the supervision of Director Lyndon P. Aspacio, Tarlac Police Office, Pampanga Police Office, and Bulacan Police Office, in a gas station along NLEX Duquit Expressway, Barangay Duquit, Dau, Mabalacat, Pampanga.    

Confiscated during the operation were two medium-cut size of marijuana bricks, and one marijuana brick wrapped in a large cling wrap, weighing more or less 1.5 kilograms, with an estimated value of Php180,000.00.  

The suspects will be charged for violation of Section 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs), Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), Article II of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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