Camp Sgt Quintin M Merecido, Davao City- A 27-year old man was nabbed in possession of illegal drugs (marijuana) in a police checkpoint at Licanan, Lasang, Davao City at around 11 PM yesterday, September 4.

PBGen Marcelo C Morales, Regional Director, identified the suspect as LUI KEN JADE CUSTODIO MEDALLA, 27 years old, single and a resident of Catalunan Grande, Davao City.

Confiscated from his possession and control were two (2) packs of self-sealing plastic transparent sachet containing marijuana weighing MOL 4 grams.

Upon entering Davao City, all vehicles and passengers entering Davao City are subjected to routine inspection to combat threats of terrorism.

According to PBGen Morales, ” PRO 11’s strict countermeasures are being implemented as part of target hardening measures to protect our city and urban centers from terrorist activity.”

A case for violation of RA 9165 is now being prepared for filing against the arrested suspect who is now in the custody of PS6.