Philippine police arrest American seize drugs

first_imgMANILA, Philippines (AP) – Philippine police say they have arrested a 32-year-old American for alleged possession of 50 million pesos ($1.2 million) worth of illegal drugs.Senior Supt. Prudencio Tom Banas says police found 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of methamphetamine and a small amount of cocaine when they raided the man’s apartment and car in the capital’s Makati financial district on Tuesday.Supt. Leonard Suan of the raiding team says the Los Angeles native will be charged with illegal drug possession, which is punishable by life imprisonment and fines. Top Stories Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Suan said the American has been working in the country as a disc jockey and is suspected of supplying drugs in ritzy bars and parties.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of Comments   Share   center_img Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Sponsored Stories last_img

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