A government employee was arrested by operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on October 9 by virtue of search warrant in his residence at Sinsuat Avenue, Cotabato City. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac Jr. identified the suspect as Frederick Dedicatoria alias Dick, 47 years old and resident of Door 3, Ibad Apartment, Esteros, Sinsuat Avenue, Cotabato City. He is employed at the Office of the Regional Governor of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as an administrative officer V and considered as a High Value Target of PDEA in the said region. Further investigation also revealed that the suspect is engaged in large-scale distribution of illegal drugs in the locality. At around 6 a.m. on October 9, operatives of PDEA Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-ARMM) led by Director Yogi Filemon Ruiz implemented the search warrant issued by Executive Judge Bansawan Ibrahim Al Haj of the 12th Judicial Region, Regional Trial Court Branch 13, against the suspect.