Village official nabbed in Quezon on drug charges
LUCENA CITY — Police arrested a barangay kagawad (village councilor) in an anti-illegal operation on Good Friday in Mulanay town in Quezon province.
The Quezon police said in a report that anti-illegal drugs operatives, armed with a search warrant issued on April 4 by Judge Maria Chona Pulgar-Navarro of the Regional Trial Court in Gumaca town, swooped down around 3:30 p.m. on the house of Marvin Rejano, 43, a councilor in Barangay Butanyog.
Police arrested Rejano after they found a sachet of shabu (crystal meth) with a street value of P16,320 during the raid.
The police tagged the suspect as a “high-value” target in the government’s war against illegal drugs.
Rejano is under police custody and will face a complaint for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.