MANILA -- A police officer was arrested for illegal drugs possession in Makati City.
Citing a report of the Counter Intelligence Task Force (CITF) on Friday, PNP spokesperson, Col. Bernard Banac, said that Staff Sergeant Chris Marquez was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay East Rembo on Thursday morning.
Marquez is currently assigned at the Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG).
The buy-bust also yielded four sachets of shabu worth PHP30,000 and PHP5,000 marked money.
After the buy-bust operation, authorities implemented a search warrant operation at the suspect's house.
Authorities recovered one UPP 9-mm pistol with magazine, one Glock 17, 43 9-mm ammunition, two airgun rifles, three sachets of suspected shabu, a digital weighing scale, two disposable lighters, and three pieces of aluminum foil with traces of suspected illegal drugs.
Appropriate criminal and administrative cases is underway against the suspect, who is now under the custody of CITF for proper disposition.