Motorcyclist with shabu, pistol nabbed PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 February 2013 10:11

Men of the Tetuan Police Station arrested a motorcyclist for possession of shabu and gun at a police checkpoint in Guiwan last Thursday afternoon.

City Police Director Sr. Supt. Edwin De Ocampo identified the arrested as Ian Rodriguez y Basilio, 37, single of Sitio Lumbayao, Mercedes.

De Ocampo said Rodriguez pulled over at a police checkpoint manned by policemen led by Insp. Julius Bugne Dao-an and upon inspection, his men found from Rodriguez’ possession a caliber 40 pistol with nine bullets, 11 sachets of suspected shabu and P6,990 in cash.

De Ocampo said Rodriguez tried to evade the checkpoint but was collared by the policemen.

Rodriguez was brought to the Tetuan Police Station for investigation while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination.

De Ocampo said that Rodriguez will be charged for violation of Comelec gunban aside from illegal possession of drugs and firearm. – Dan Toribio Jr.