Laguna Couple Caught With Marijuana Plant
Ringo | On 10, Aug 2017
A couple from Laguna was arrested by the authorities after they were caught with a marijuana plant.
Joshua Gregorio, 23, and his girlfriend, Dulce Carcosia, 22, were arrested by the Los Baños PNP, Provincial Intelligence Branch and Highway Patrol Group in their apartment in Bgy. Batong Malaki.
Both Carcosia and Gregorio were under surveillance for a month already before the authorities launched the raid. The police have been receiving complaints of weird smell coming from the apartment.
Found in their unit were adult marijuana plants inside a customized box, mimicking a green house. Al found are seedlings and seeds as well as paraphernalia.
Gregorio, a Laguna State Polytechnic University, said people shouldn’t be ignorant because marijuana is medicinal and herbal.
The Laguna State said Carcosia can’t enroll for the next sem because of the controversy. University of the Philippines Los Baños (UP-LB), the school of Carcosia, assured the people that the school is safe because the Los Baños PNP are allowed to patrol the school.
The two will be facing charges in violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 or Republic Act No. 9165. They can’t post bail.