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Authorities Uncover Second Marijuana Plantation in Pangasinan

Marijuana Plantation

Authorities in Pangasinan have made another significant discovery in their ongoing efforts to combat illegal drug activities. In a recent operation, law enforcement personnel uncovered a marijuana plantation hidden within the mountainous terrain of Aguilar, Pangasinan. Here are some details according to the report of GMA Regional TV News.

Discovery and Confiscation

Law enforcement found approximately 12,600 fully grown marijuana plants in the sprawling plantation, which covered an area of approximately 2,000 square meters. Authorities subsequently destroyed the confiscated plants, estimated to be worth P2.5 million. Additionally, authorities seized approximately 250 grams of marijuana seeds, further disrupting the illicit operations.

Law enforcement conducted an extensive search at the site during the operation, but found no cultivators. The absence of individuals responsible for tending to the illicit crops underscores the clandestine nature of such operations and the challenges faced by authorities in apprehending those involved.

Repeat Offense

This recent discovery marks the second operation conducted by authorities targeting marijuana plantations in the Aguilar mountains. In a previous operation earlier in March, law enforcement confiscated and destroyed approximately 19,000 fully grown marijuana plants valued at P3.8 million. Notably, during the earlier operation, authorities rescued two minors who were found tending to the illicit plants, highlighting the insidious nature of such activities and their impact on vulnerable members of society.

Overall

The discovery of another marijuana plantation in Pangasinan underscores the persistent efforts of authorities to combat illegal drug activities in the region. Despite the challenges posed by clandestine operations and the absence of cultivators during raids, law enforcement remains committed to dismantling such operations and safeguarding communities from the adverse effects of illicit drug trade. Moving forward, continued vigilance and collaboration between law enforcement agencies and local communities will be crucial in addressing the root causes of drug-related crimes and ensuring the well-being of all residents.

Read Also: High School Student Caught with Marijuana in Naga City, Camarines Sur

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