Leyte village councilor yields P2,500 in meth during buy-bust arrest | Inquirer News

Leyte village councilor yields P2,500 in meth during buy-bust arrest

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 05:56 PM April 23, 2021

ORMOC CITY—A village councilor was arrested in a buy-bust operation on Thursday (April 22) at a village in the town of Alang-alang in Leyte province.

Mark Vergara, 32, did not resist arrest and faced charges of drug possession with intent to sell.

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Vergara yielded several packets of shabu, or crystal meth, worth about P2,500.

The village official did not issue a statement to media.

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Charges of violating Republic Act No. 9165, or the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, are being prepared by police against Vergara, who is now detained at the Alang-alang police station.

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