By: L.N. Reklai

June 15, 2017 (Koror, Palau) An employee of Car Quest, Edwin Rechirikl  was arrested and charged on four counts of drug trafficking and drug possession.

According to police affidavit, Narcotics Enforcement Agency received information that Mr. Rechirikl was selling drugs, methamphetamine.

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Using an informant, drug enforcement officers recorded a call between the informant and Mr. Rechirikl arranging for purchase of drugs.

Informant was thoroughly searched for any contraband before meeting with Mr. Rechirikl at his place of work.

After the controlled buy operation was completed, NEA officers Bechab and Emiliano entered Car Quest store and arrested Mr. Rechirikl.

Upon his arrest, he was searched and more methamphetamine in “straws” were found on his person.

Mr. Rechirikl is released pending his hearing. [/restrict]