Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Joint operatives of PDEA RO-NCR Seaport Interdiction Unit, PDEA RO III, PA.Pampanga PPO, Bureau of Customs, Philpost Inspectorate Service with Mabalacat City Police Station were able to seize more or less Php 5.3 million worth of Ecstasy tablets in Mabalacat City, Thursday, March 18 during the conduct of anti-illegal drug operation (controlled delivery).

Agatha Lavadia PALEN, 27 years old, single and resident of C-2 Feliciano Compound Brgy Dau, Mabalacat City was arrested by authorities at Mabalacat City Post Office, 2nd floor Mabalacat Market, Brgy San Francisco, Mabalacat City.

Seized were the following: more or less 3,100 pieces of Ecstasy with current street value of Php 5,270,000; One (1) Unit Iphone7 cellular phone; One (1) Bureau of Internal Revenue ID; One (1) Philpost Official Acknowledgement Receipt; one (1) Registry Notice; One (1) Authorization letter; One (1) Photocopy of Zhyrelle M. Ancheta ID; One (1) Parcel Delivery Notice and One (1) Signature record from courier service.

Appropriate charges for violation of Sec 4 (importation of illegal drugs) of RA 9165 is already being prepared against the suspects.

“With the constant arrest and neutralization of illegal drug personalities in the region as well as the unremitting commitment of all concerned agaencies to stop its proliferation, illegal drug traders will have less opportunity to propagate illegal drugs,” PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON said. (PIO-3) (CRIS PALARCA)