Coast Guard, PNP seize P40,000 worth of illegal drugs in Aparri

By on June 23, 2014

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MANILA — Operatives from the Coast Guard District Northeastern Luzon (CGDNELZN) and the Aparri-Philippine National Police confiscated P40,000 worth of illegal drugs during operations in Cagayan province on Friday.

In a statement on Sunday, Cmdr. Armand Balilo, Coast Guard spokesperson, said the prohibited narcotics were detected in an LBC package claimed by Paulalyn N. Magtalas, 21, a resident of Barangay Macanaya, Aparri.

The drugs were sniffed by Coast Guard K-9 units.

Investigation revealed that the illegal narcotics were forwarded from Manila to Aparri via LBC.

Magtalas was nabbed while claiming the package. She is now under the custody of the Aparri-PNP for filing of appropriate charges.