Marijuana courier falls

September 21, 2019

A BUY-BUST operation inside a bus station in Tarlac last Tuesday led in the arrest of a marijuana courier who yielded some P480,000 worth of cannabis he will deliver to a contact in Manila, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino said yesterday.

The official said suspect Jerico Floralde alias ‘Buboy’ was found in possession of four dried marijuana bricks weighing at least four kilograms and with a market value of P480,000 during the entrapment operation inside the Florida Bus Station in Barangay Singat in Pura, Tarlac.

Aquino said members of the PDEA Regional Office 3, with the assistance of the local police conducted the sting amid a tip from an informant.