QCPD seizes P3.2-M MJ in Payatas

Quezon City policemen seized about P3.2 million worth of marijuana from a 26-year-old man during a buy-bust operation in Bgy. Payatas.

Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director Chief Supt. Joselito T. Esquivel Jr. said suspect Jomel Bernas, 26, of Bgy. Batasan Hills, was arrested at 10 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2018 on Ilang-Ilang Ext., Area A, Bgy. Payatas.

An undercover operative bought P500 worth of marijuana from the suspect that led to his arrest. During interrogation, Bernas told police that he has more stocks of the illegal drugs at his house.

The operatives proceeded to Block 11, Lot 5, Lupang Biyaya St., Bgy. West Fairview, that resulted in the confiscation of 27 kilos of marijuana with street value of P3.2 million.

The suspect was charged with violation of RA 9165.