P7.9-M worth of illegal drugs seized in week-long police ops in Ilocos region

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Police authorities in the Ilocos region seized over P7.9-million worth of illegal drugs from Jan. 23 to Jan. 29. | jmichaelmgsINQ /PDI

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte—Police authorities in the Ilocos region seized over P7.9-million worth of illegal drugs from Jan. 23 to 29.In a statement on Thursday , Brig. Gen. John Chua, director of Police Regional Office 1 , said at least 44.49 grams of “shabu” , 518.75 grams of marijuana, and 38,120 pieces of marijuana plants valued at P7.9 million were confiscated by authorities in the four provinces in the region.

According to Chua, at least 85 operations conducted in a week also led to the arrest of 92 drug personalities in the region.


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