PROCOR CAMP BADO DANGWA: The Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) scored anew in the renewed drive against illegal drugs, arresting 15 individuals including four minors, in a Police checkpoint at Lomon, Paykek, Kapangan, Benguet at about 2:30AM of Wednesday. Operating units seized 5 sacks containing 41 marijuana bricks (2kgs each), 3 bricks (1kg each), 18 marijuana stalks (1 kgs each) with a total Dangerous Drug Board Value of Php4,375,000.00 and cash amounting to Php500,000.00.
Personnel from Benguet Police Provincial Office (BPPO) blocked the suspects while on board a Toyota Fortuner; red Hyundai Accent; white FX; and a motorcycle.Other suspects on board a black Toyota Fortuner sped off towards Barangay Gaswiling, Kapangan road which connects Kapangan, Benguet and Bagulin, La Union.
Thirteen suspects are now in the custody of the Benguet PPO while pertinent documents are being prepared for filling of charges against them in court today while the two minors aged 9 and 11 were released to their relatives.
PCSUPT Elmo Francis O Sarona said that the arrest provides a stern warning to all drug pushers and buyers to stop their illegal activites because PROCOR will not hesitate to arrest and file charges against violators. He also encourages the public to report criminal activities in their area to the nearest police station to keep their community free from illegal drug activites. (PROCOR RPIO)