News brief: Suspect arrested for selling drugs

An unidentified male suspect was arrested in the Student Drop-Off Zone on Brahma Drive at about 12:30 p.m. Monday for allegedly attempting to sell narcotics to students.

Deputy Al Guerrero of the Pierce College Sheriff’s Station said the suspect was reported for acting suspiciously.

One witness, Pierce student Issa Suelto, said she saw security officers approach the suspect and ask if he was selling drugs.

According to Guerrero, a search of the suspect revealed he was in possession of unspecified narcotics. The suspect was arrested and taken from the campus in handcuffs.