La Union lawmen Seize ilegal drugs, Arrest Suspect

La Union lawmen Seize ilegal drugs, Arrest Suspect

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Combined forces of the criminal investigation and detection group, the local police and agents of drug enforcement agency seized more than a kilo of illegal marijuana and two sachets of the banned shabu from a resident here in a raid at his house in the wee hours of June 22.

The search warrant on the house of the suspect was issued by Judge Imelda Cosalan of Branch 1, Municipal Trial Court, San Fernando City, according to a report submitted to PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr.

PDEA RO1 Regional Director Adrian G. Alvarino identified the suspect as 26- year old Leoncio Flores Cardenas III of Mabini Street, in Barangay Catbangen here. Confiscated from Cardenas were various drug paraphernalia like modified lighters, improvised tooters and scoops and aluminum foils.

Cardenas who was arrested and detained is facing charges of violations against the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Acts of 2002, specifically, “Possession of Illegal Drugs” and “Possession of Equipment, Instrument, Apparatus and other Paraphernalia for Dangerous Drugs.” – PDEA ROI/ northboundasia.com