Up to ten blocks of dried marijuana were found in Florida Bus Terminal in Brgy. West Kamias, Quezon City.
According to the security officer-in-charge Julie Sabaldan of the Florida Bus Transport Inc., they were instructed by the bus terminal management to clean up the baggage area of the terminal due to the piled junk and debris. Most of these are luggage that were not claimed by their respective owners, accumulated and congesting the bus station.
These luggage are soon to be dumped away when no one came to properly collect them given that the bus management provided a certain period of time. When the time is reached, the bus management has the rightful decision to inspect, get anything than seems useful, and dispose these lump of baggage that clogging the bus terminal.
A dispatcher named Christopher Rodriguez, unpacked a box wrapped with packaging tape only to find a massive chunks of dried marijuana. He alerted everyone after discovering the huge amount of forbidden goods.
According to the dispatcher, the package was shipped from unidentified province which is under the name of Ermillinda G. Torres. The box containing illegal dried marijuana was already been dormant for a year, and no one came to claim it.
The ten kilos of marijuana [1 kilo per block] has a worth of an estimated 100 thousand pesos (PHP100,000).
Right now, it is under the custody of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) District-Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (daid-SOTG).