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Village chair nabbed on gun charges

By Mike U. Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY – A barangay chairman in Trento, Agusan del Sur is in hot water after having been found in violation of the comprehensive law on firearms and ammunition Sunday.

Authorities said they found a Les Baer custom .45 handgun equipped with a silencer in the residence of suspect William D. Martinez, 30, following a raid around 4:50 a.m.

The operation was based on the search warrant issued by Judge Lou A. Nueva of Regional Trial Court Branch 7 in Bayugan, Agusan del Sur.