A farmer was arrested for alleged possession of a firearm at a police checkpoint at CL Ledesma Avenue, Brgy. Palampas, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, Saturday night, September 17.
Nabbed was Nemecio Nuevo, 47, of Brgy. Quezon, San Carlos City.
The police were conducting a checkpoint when they saw in plain view that the suspect was carrying a gun.
Confiscated from the suspect’s possession was a .22 caliber revolver with six live ammunition.
The suspect is now detained at the custodial facility of the San Carlos City Police Station and will face charges for illegal possession of a firearm, the police said.*