P9.6M marijuana bricks seized, 2 suspects arrested in Bulacan 

BAGGED-The two drug suspects Dexter Asban and Jomerson Macusi who were arrested by Bulacan Police in a drug entrapment where some 80 kilos of dried marijuana leaves were confiscated in their possession Inside an apartment in Barangay Paliasan, San Miguel, Bulacan on February 10, 2022.

AN estimated P9.6 million worth of dried marijuana bricks were seized from two drug suspects during an anti-illegal drugs operation conducted by Bulacan Police in San Miguel town early Thursday morning.

In a report received by PBGen Mathew Baccay, regional director of Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3, the arrested suspects were identified as Dexter Asban alias “Dex” of Caingin, Malolos City; and Jomerson Macusi of Tabang, Guiguinto, while one of their cohorts managed to escape.

PCol. Rommel Ochave, Bulacan acting provincial director said operatives of Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) conducted anti-illegal drug operation in an apartment rented by the arrested suspects in Brgy. Paliwasan in the said town about 12:30 a.m.  

The operatives of Bulacan PIU confiscated in the possession of the suspects an estimated 80 kilos of brick shape marijuana dried leaves and has a DDB value of P9,600.000.

“Appropriate criminal complaints are being filed against the suspects while pieces of evidence were brought to Bulacan PIU office for documentation and proper disposition,” Ochave said.