An officer of a group supporting President Rodrigo Duterte has been arrested at a checkpoint for possession of marijuana in Tabuk City last February 5.
Police arrested Ronnel Tacata at the Barangay Bantay checkpoint.
Around 3.9 kilograms of dried marijuana worth P468,000 was found in Tacata’s vehicle.
Tabuk police said they received a tip that a red Hyundai vehicle will be transporting marijuana from Tinglayan.
Tacata presented an ID showing that he is an auditor of the Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte-National Executive Coordinating Committee (MRRD-NECC).