Customs execs seize marijuana shipments from Spain at Clark Port
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Clark confiscated two shipments containing 231 grams of marijuana, according to officials.
The BOC said the cargo, which originated from Spain, had an estimated value of P392,700.
The operation was conducted by the BOC Port personnel, in coordination with the Customs Anti-Illegal Drugs Task Force (CAIDTF), Enforcement Security Service (ESS), Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS), X-ray Inspection Project (XIP), and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).
The shipments were declared to contain “city comfort bufanda mujer invierno” and arrived on different dates.
The first shipment from Madrid, Spain arrived on March 27, while the second shipment from Barcelona, Spain arrived on April 3.
The consignees were from Quezon City and Marikina City, respectively.
The shipments were subjected to x-ray scanning, which revealed images of organic substances that prompted the conduct of a physical examination. Authorities discovered two plastic pouches containing dried leaves, buds, and stems in the shipment from Madrid.
Three vacuum-sealed packs were found in the shipment from Barcelona suspected to be marijuana.
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