TUGUEGARAO CITY: The Cauayan City Police has arrested a barangay councilmen for illegal possession of firearm inside the vicinity of District 2 Cauayan Medical Specialist Hospital. Police Regional Office 2 regional director Rodrigo Purisima de Gracia identified the suspect as Gilbert Viernes, 39, and councilman of Barangay Alinam, Cauayan City. Found in the possession of the suspect is an Armscor cal. 45 pistol with serial number 1096737, one magazine loaded with eight ammunition and one spare magazine placed on a shoulder bag. The suspect failed to show legal documents exempting him from possessing said firearm.