Guard, inmate arrested for illegal drugs in Abra

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BANGUED, Abra – A jail guard and inmate were collared by combined police operatives and intelligence agents after having found in their possession suspected illegal drugs and illegal ammunition during a surprise inspection inside the Abra Provincial Jail at Calaba, here, Sunday.

Superintendent Mark Pespes, officer-in-charge of the Abra Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested individuals as Warren Cabañero Adame,  26, duty Jail Guard and a resident of barangay Santa Rosa, Bangued, Abra and Arthuro Suliben Dangatag, 59, single, detention prisoner for the crime of Murder and a native of Villaviciosa, Abra.

Confiscated from the possession of Adame were dried marijuana leaves while recovered from Dangatag were one ammunition for Caliber 38 and one bladed weapon.

The arrested individuals were subsequently brought to the Bangued Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to the filing of appropriate charges against them before the provincial prosecutor’s office.

By Dexter A. See

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