Aussie nabbed in Surigao raid

November 15, 2019

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday arrested an Australian national for illegal possession of dried marijuana leaves in General Luna, Surigao del Norte, PDEA chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino reported yesterday.

The official identified the suspect as Michal Audziejczyk alias ‘Mickey,’ a resident of Sunset Bay Villas in Barangay Catangnan, General Luna municipality.

Aquino said that members of the PDEA Regional Office 13 and the local police raided the foreigner’s residence on the strength of a search warrant for illegal possession of drugs issued by a local court.

The raid led in the seizure of 30 pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing some 30 grams of dried marijuana leaves worth P3,600 one sling bag containing 10 live ammunition, two mobile phones, and one Sustanon (1ml/30 mg) ampule.   

Aquino said that the suspect has been  charged for violation of Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), Article II of Republic Act 9165, or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, and violation of Republic Act No. 10591or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulations Act of 2013.