GOVERNMENT CENTER, PALO, Leyte- Elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA VIII)-RSET, IIS, LPO, OCO, TCO, NSPO, AIU/SIU together with Dagami Municipal Police Station (MPS) implemented a search warrant against a drug suspect at Barangay Macaalang, Dagami Leyte on September 12, 2020 at around 4 am.
The suspect was identified as Marites Tuscano who was at large when the search warrant was served.
Confiscated during the said operation were several pieces heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu weighing around 20 grams with an estimated market value of P 126,000 and suspected marijuana dried leaves of about one-kilogram worth P120,000.
Tuscano violated section 11 (possession of dangerous drugs), Article II of RA 9165. (PR)