A 31-year old male had been arrested on Wednesday after he yielded 458 grams of imported shabu worth P3,114,400 in a controlled delivery operation led by the PDEA Region 3.
Authorities said the parcel containing the illegal substances originated from Philadelphia, United States and was sent to a certain “Adrian Lagar,” whose real name is Adrian Lagarde, 31, of Bgy. Lucban, Bangcal, Makati City.
The operation, conducted by the combined elements of PDEA Pampanga Provincial Office, PDEA RO III Airport Interdiction Unit, Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Clark, PDEA NCR and the local police.
“The shipment arrived at the Port of Clark last July 3. The parcel was declared as a bread toaster and consigned to Lagarte,” the PDEA said.
Lagarte will be charged for violation of Section 4 (importation of dangerous drugs) of Republic Act 9165.