Authorities discovered 30 sachets of shabu and heavy firearms in a raid at the house of Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III of Puerto Princesa City.
Members of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Puerto Princesa PNP and Palawan Provincial Police Office carried out the raid round 6 in the morning at Marcaida’s residence on Jacada Road, Barangay Bancao Bancao, Puerto Princesa City.
The raiding crew is led by P/Supt Enrico Rigoros.
The authorities solely needed to serve the search warrant to the Vice Mayor, however once they discovered the heavy firearms and shabu, they determined to arrest Marcaida.
Narcotics have been discovered beside the portrait inside Marcaida’s house.
One .22 cal rifle, three rifle grenades, one fragmentation grenade, and 4 .45 cal. pistols have been the weapons confiscated by the authorities.
The authorities already planning to file a case in opposition to Marcaida for violating the Republic Act 9165.
Marcaida is just one of the hundred public officers arrested by PNP since the Duterte administration’s conflict on medication began.