Actor Mark Anthony Fernandez was arrested by authorities in Angeles City on Monday night for possession of approximately 1 kilo of marijuana, reports said.
According to police, Fernandez was collared during a checkpoint along Barangay Virgen delos Remedios in the city around 8:30 p.m.
Fernandez, according to a police report, was on board a yellow Ford Mustang when was flagged down by an anti-criminality checkpoint along MacArthur Highway in the area, when he sped away going to City of San Fernando.
However, Fernandez was later intercepted due to heavy traffic, police said.
Authorities from Angeles City’s Police Station 6 recovered a pack of suspected marijuana weighing approximately 1 kilo from Fernandez’s possession.
Fernandez is now detained at Station 6.