Kagawad arrested for illegal drugs in Abra

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PEÑARRUBIA, Abra – A 36-year old barangay kagawad was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents after having found in his possession suspected illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia during the implementation of a search warrant in his residence at Poblacion, here, Wednesday.

Superintendent Mark Pespes, officer-in-charge of the Abra Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested drug personality as Wrexton M. Acoba, 36, Barangay Kagawad, at barangay Poblacion, Penarrubia, Abra.

Confiscated from his possession by virtue of a search warrant issued by Judge Rafiel F. Alzate of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 58 in Bucay were Two pcs sealed plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu; eight  pcs used aluminum foils; one pack plastic sachet; one pc scissor; one pc lighter; one pc kitchen knife; one pc black pad; one pc improvised totter; one pc opened plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu; one pc bamboo stick; and one pc needle.

The arrested drug personality and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Abra Provincial Police for documentation prior to the filing of the appropriate charges against him before the local courts.

By Dexter A. See

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