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As part of PRO Cordillera’s relentless efforts in the campaign against illegal drugs, over P54K worth of suspected shabu and six drug personalities were arrested during the implementation of a search warrant conducted in Sitio Timoy, Brgy Puguis, La Trinidad, Benguet on March 25, 2024.

Based on the reports submitted to PRO Cordillera Regional Director, PBGEN DAVID K PEREDO, JR, two of the arrested male suspects are aged 24 and 39 and are listed as High Value Individuals; while the others are all listed as Street Level Individuals.

According to the same report, the suspects were arrested after the joint operatives of Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit, Regional Intelligence Division, La Trinidad Municipal Police Station (MPS), Benguet Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, Benguet Provincial Intelligence Unit, and Regional Intelligence Unit-14 implemented a search warrant that resulted in the discovery of 10 sachets of suspected shabu weighing more or less 8 grams with a Standard Drug Price of Php54,400.00 and assorted drug paraphernalia.

Marking and inventory of the pieces of evidence recovered were done on-site in the presence of the suspects and witnessed by media representative, Mr. Darius Bajo, and Barangay Kagawad of Puguis, Mr. Jason Bulasao.

The suspects and the confiscated pieces of evidence are now under the custody of La Trinidad MPS for documentation and proper disposition.#