BUCAY, Abra – A 45-year old barangay kagawad was arrested by combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents after having found in his possession alleged illegal drugs during Oplan Tukhang at sitio Pantoc, Pakiling, here, recently.
Superintendent Mark Pespes, officer-in-charge of the Abra Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested top drug personality as Roque Adame Bersalona, 45, married, Barangay Kagawad and a resident of Pantoc, Pakiling, Bucay, Abra.
Confiscated from his possession were 13 pieces of rolled aluminum foil; one empty plastic sachet; two LCC lighters; two marijuana plants (4 feet in height); and dried marijuana leaves, some of which were scattered outside and inside the open shanty of the suspect.
The arrested suspect and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Bucay Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to the filing of the appropriate charges against him.
By Dexter A. See