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Ex-Cebu town mayor nabbed for guns, drugs

/ 10:01 AM July 26, 2017
Ricky Ramirez

Former Mayor and now Councilor Ricky Ramirez. CDN FILE PHOTO

CEBU CITY – True to their promise to go after the “big fish,” Cebu policemen arrested former Mayor and now Councilor Ricky Ramirez in an operation inside his residence in Medellin town, north Cebu around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Seized inside the official’s residence were a .45 caliber gun, a .9mm pistol, a .22 riffle and assorted drug paraphernalia.

The raid was conducted by the Regional Intelligence Division, Provincial Intelligence Branch of the Cebu Provincial Police Office on the strength of a search warrant issued by Judge Jacinto Fajardo of the Regional Trial Court Branch 66 in Talisay City, southern Cebu.

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Inventory of the seized items continues as of this writing.

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