A former actress in adult films in the 90s was caught in a buy-bust drug operation in Pasay City last Wednesday.
The Pasay City police arrested Jennifer Kiilsgaard (known by her screen name Jenny Roa) at around 9:50 pm at Eusebio Street, Village 42 after an unnamed informant had tipped off police that the actress was an alleged drug pusher.
Police announced Kiilsgard had been under surveillance for a week and also her associate Norman Viña was also arrested, according to tp ABS-CBN News reports.
Officials say they seized four sachets of suspected methamphetamines from Kiilsgaard and Viña, considering about four grams and with a street value of about PHP 31,000, The Philippine Daily Inquirer reports.
Kiilsgaard has refused to sell illegal drugs, saying they were only for personal use, to handle her depression and lose weight.
She appended that it was her first time being detained for possession of illegal drugs.
“I’m always in the house. I stay in the room. It so happened, I don’t know why this has to happen on Christmas. My life is getting better and I’m trying to get better,” she stated.
Police announced Kiilsgaard and Viña will be filled with violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.