Chased drug suspect emotional when nailed

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, March 24–A drug suspect and his brother were both emotional when police operatives searched their house in Brgy. 23 here and found sachets of suspected shabu and gun ammunition.

The suspect, also a vegetable vendor and a drug surrenderee, tried to elude arrest. When he spotted the approaching raiding team, he ran away through the back door and hid in the rice field.

The cops chased him until they collared him in the muddy paddies. The cops’ shoes and uniforms were soiled with mud when the team returned to the police station carrying with them the suspect and the seized illegal items.