P2.4 million marijuana seized in Isabela
Victor Martin (The Philippine Star) - July 15, 2020 - 12:00am

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, Philippines – Sixteen kilos of dried marijuana leaves worth P2.4 million were seized at a checkpoint in Barangay Caquilingan in Cordon town on Monday.

Personnel of the local police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested John Patrick Catabona, 26, for alleged possession of the illegal drugs.

Maj. Alford Accad, Cordon police chief, said they received information that the suspect would transport the marijuana leaves from Tabuk City in Kalinga to Metro Manila.

Catabona is under the custody of the PDEA regional office in Cagayan Valley.                                                                                     

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