Personnel of Opol Municipal Police Station yesterday, May 6, arrested Hermito B. Laid, Jr., incumbent village chief of Barangay Patag in Opol, Misamis Oriental after an early morning raid at his house by virtue of a Search Warrant issued by Hon. Judge Renato Arroyo of MCTC Manticao, yielded nine (9) sachets of suspected shabu and a fragmentation grenade.
In a press release, the suspect is said to be a high value target in the municipality in illegal drug activities. Further info gathered Laid was also seeking reelection in next week’s barangay elections. Read details below.