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BY JOHNN NELBERT DELA CRUZ

BACOLOD City – Authorities here arrested a man wanted for illegal drugs in Purok Cagaycay, Brgy. 2.

Police Station 2 operatives led by SPO1 Dante Escorpion served an arrest warrant on Erwin Antiporda, 43, yesterday.

The warrant was issued by Judge Anita Guanzon-Chua of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 52, for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

The bail bond was pegged at P160,000.

The suspect was charged over an alleged pot session on December 14. 2001.

Antiporda resisted arrest and tried to grab the firearm of PO1 Ryan Lumogdang, a member of Police Station 2, but the policeman moved fast to subdue him.

Relatives of the suspect threw stones and bottles at the police.

Senior Insp. Jovil Sedel, Police Station 2 commander, said they will file the case against Antiporda for direct assault on person of authority and resisting arrest./PN