LGU employee nabbed for illegal drug possession

POLICE in Southern Leyte arrested on Thursday, September 12, a local government employee in Sogod town during a joint anti-drug operation.

The suspect was identified as Ruel Carpiz, 33, a newly identified drug pusher and a resident of Sogod.

Purchased from him was a heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet of substance believed to be shabu, while confiscated from him were six sachets of shabu, one cellular phone and P1,000 bill used as marked money.

Anti-narcotics operatives from Southern Leyte and Sogod Municipal Police arrested the suspect around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, September 12, in Barangay Zone III in Sogod.

Operatives from Sogod Municipal Police Station was led by Staff Sergeant Dennis Marc Dela Peña, under the supervision of Lieutenant Colonel Joel Nicha. (SunStar Philippines)


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