SAN GABRIEL, La Union: Some 25.1 kilos of marijuana worth about P627,500 was seized by the authorities at Sitio Pising, Barangay Polipol, here this weekend. Senior Superintendent Angelito Dumangeng, La Union police director, identified the two arrested suspects as BJ Acuin, of Barangay Tagapo, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna and Paciano James Evangelista, of Barangay Baybayen, Los Baños, Laguna. Dumangeng said that the suspects were being monitored as they fetched the illegal goods and tried to transport it. Police confiscated from their possession 26 tube-rolls of first-class and high-value dried marijuana. The suspects are now temporarily detained at San Gabriel police station here, facing charges for violation of RA 9165 or the Dangerous Drugs Act.
WILLIAM JUN GARCIA