2 female teenagers arrested for selling Marijuana Leaves
Camp Marcelo A Adduru, Tuguegarao City- Two (2) highlanders who are studying in Tuguegarao City were arrested after a drug buy-bust operation conducted against them in Brgy Ugac Norte, Tuguegarao City.
Suspects arrested are Janelle Khate Tallong, 18 years old, single student and Juana Dela Cruz (not her real name), 17 years old, single, student and both residents of Brgy Poblacion, Kabugao, Apayao.
In his report to Camp Crame, PRO2 Regional Director, PCSUPT ELISEO T RASCO said that at about 1:55 AM of April 18, 2017 in Mabini Street, Brgy Ugac Norte, Tuguegarao City, joint personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 2 (PDEA 2) and Tuguegarao City Police Station conducted anti-drug buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest of the two suspects after conspiring each other in selling One (1) big zip-locked plastic containing dried leaves suspected to be Marijuana to one of the operatives who acted as poseur-buyer of illegal drugs. Confiscated from the direct possession and control of the suspects are the following items: One (1) OPPO color white cellular phone, One (1) NOKIA color black cellular phone, One (1) string bag, One (1) genuine One Thousand Peso Bill (PHPI.000.00) with serial no. CT287120 and One (1) fake One Thousand Peso Bill (PHPI,000.00) with serial no. MN813197 as buy-bust money and One (1) color black Yamaha MIO with plate no.5202 QV.
Since Dela Cruz is still a minor, she was turned-over to WCPD for proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 was already filed against Tallong who is still in the custody of PNP Tuguegarao.