BAGUIO CITY – Three foreign nationals who were previously listed as high value drug personalities were arrested by combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents after having found in their possession some seven sachets containing alleged dried marijuana leaves during the implementation of a search warrant in their residence at Pacdal here recently.
Police authorities identified the arrested foreign nationals as Ephraim Samuel, 23; Jeremiah Ishaya, 21, and Amelia Paixao, 22.
Probers disclosed that during the implementation of a search warrant, joint operatives of the Pacdal Police Station 3 (PS3) and Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU-14) discovered seven pieces of transparent zip lock of suspected dried marijuana leaves weighing more or less 95 grams with a standard drug price (SDP) of P 11,400.00.
The conduct of the inventory and marking of the confiscated contraband was done in the presence of representatives from the Department of Justice (DOJ), barangay and media.
The arrested individuals and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) for detention and the filing of the appropriate charges against them before the city prosecutor’s office.