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Narcs seize P10.2-M worth of smuggled drugs

March 19, 2023 Alfred P. Dalizon 222 views

OVER P10 million worth of dangerous drugs smuggled from the United States and Canada were seized by agents of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport-Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group in separate anti-narcotics operations Friday in Pasay City.

PNP Drug Enforcement Group director, Brigadier Gen. Narciso D. Domingo said that the drugs were found inside five parcels recovered by NAIA-IADITG operatives at the CMEC located on Domestic Road in Pasay City and FedEx Cargo Warehouse located at the NAIA Complex.

Brig. Gen. Domingo said that the first parcel was declared as “Ozark Trail Sleeping Bag” and shipped by one Korbin Benton of 314 Lola Ave Pasadena, California, USA, to a certain Henry Navarro of No. 218 M. Patinio Street in Pasay City.

The parcel contained two plastic bags with suspected dried marijuana leaves.

The second parcel shipped by one Daniel Sanders of Audio Technica LTD with address at No. 7 innovation drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, contained two boxes with large professional headphones which turned out to be concealing five plastic pouches with dried cannabis.

The parcel was consigned to one Marco S. Romualdo of No. 324 Kowlon Street, BF Homes Parañaque City.

The third parcel was declared as “Other merchandise” and shipped by a certain Bin of No. 9153 Reseda Blvd , Northridge, California.

Consigned to one Jhunneli of L Calle Verde Street, Terra Hermosa 2, Almanza Uno, Las Piñas City, the parcel contained 17 vape cartridges containing 17ml of yellow substance suspected to be liquid cannabis with a market value of P850; 18 plastic bottles containing some 2,700 grams of gummies candy infused with CBD; and six bottles with droppers containing 180ml yellow substance suspected to be liquid marijuana worth P9,000.

The fourth parcel was shipped by one Romnick Perez of No. 1951 West Greenleaf Ave. APT. F Anaheim, California and consigned to a certain Nick Jedrick Perez of No. 91 Naiba Barangay Tuding Itogon, Benguet, was found to be containing 14 self-sealing plastic packets with marijuana leaves and seeds.

The fifth parcel shipped by a certain Janilla Casamello of Anjerstraat 45 Noordern, Netherlands to one Charito Casamello of No. 801 Tramo Street, Manuyo Uno, Las Piñas City was found to be containing two plastic pouches with 21 improvised pouches with suspected Ecstasy tablets. The confiscated prohibited drugs were valued at P10,166,550.