P.516 worth of marijuana seized at Kalinga checkpoint

May 31, 2020

KALINGA -- A man was arrested after police intercepted his motorcycle at Sitio Manangol, Bgy. Mabilong,  Lubuagan, in this province during a checkpoint at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Kalinga Police Provincial Office OIC Director, Police Col. Davy Vicente M. Limmong identified the suspect as Rodelio Banosan, legal age and resident of Rizal, Kalinga.

Col. Limmong said Joint personnel of Lubuagan MPS, 2nd KPMFC and 50th IB, PA were manning the Quarantine Check Point and flagged down a motorcycle with no plate number driven by the suspect for verification of travel documents.

Report said the suspect alighted from his motorcycle to remove his backpack and get his documents. During the inspection, Police Staff Sergeant  Prodencio Atas unexpectedly saw a cellophane wrapped marijuana which is protruding from the suspect's slightly opened back pack and seized  4.3 kilos dried of marijuana Leaves with DDB value of P516,000.