A GARBAGE collector in Mandaue City was caught with illegal drugs in Barangay Centro, Mandaue City over the weekend.
Members of the Mandaue Police Station (MPS) 1 arrested Gleen Soon, 37, a job order employee of the Mandaue City Hall, during a checkpoint operation on Zuellig Avenue at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, March 17.
Soon, a resident of Sitio Waling-Waling, Barangay Opao, was among the 15 drug personalities that were caught in the series of anti-illegal drug operations conducted by the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) over the weekend.
Chief Inspector Aldrin Villacampa, chief of the MPS 1, said Soon is a Mandaue City Hall employee assigned in the garbage collection.
He said the suspect was caught with a medium pack of white crystalline substance believed to be shabu worth P59,000.
Also, MCPO caught Jonhrey Caparida, 19, for illegal possession of firearms within Mandaue.
Caparida is a resident of Sitio Catogasan, Barangay Casili in Consolacion.
MCPO personnel found a .38 revolver with six live ammunitions from him.
Caparida will be charged with illegal possession of firearm. (FMG/SunStar Cebu)