A municipal councilor of Lugait, Misamis Oriental was arrested by a joint team of the Lugait Municipal Police Station and elements of Regional Drug Enforcement Unit and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-MisOr) after a raid at his house at Poblacion, Lugait Wednesday evening, January 15, 2020 yielded several amounts of illegal drugs.

Suspect was identified as Dennis S. Bacatan, 49 years old, currently a municipal councilor of Lugait and reportedly No. 1 High Value Target at Regional Level.

Based on a Press Release, recovered from Bacatan were Php 12,800 cash, 15 grams of suspected shabu worth Php100,000, 4 cellular phones and a fragmentation grenade.

The raid was by virtue of a search warrant signed by Judge Renato T. Arroyo of 10th Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) based in Manticao, Misamis Oriental.

Read press release in full below.

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