CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan de Oro City- PBGEN RICARDO G LAYUG JR., Regional Director, PRO10 lauded the operating units for successfully executing the 3-days Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations from December 8 to 10, 2023, regionwide.
The operation resulted in the total arrest of 55 individuals involved in illegal drug activities and illegal possession of firearms.
PRO10 implemented 13 search warrants on R.A. No. 10591, otherwise known as Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act, resulting in the apprehension of nine individuals, confiscation of 5 various firearms, and one explosive.
A total of 10 search warrants were also implemented on R.A. No. 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, resulting in the arrest of seven individuals, seizure of more or less 36.6 grams of shabu with an estimated Standard Drug Price of PhP 248,880.00, and confiscation of one firearm.
Subsequently, PRO10 scores big in the campaign against illegal drugs. A total of 24 buy-bust operations were conducted which resulted in the arrest of 25 drug personalities, seizure of approximately 36 grams of shabu with an estimated Standard Drug Price of PhP 244,800.00, and confiscation of four various firearms.
Another special police interventions were also conducted focusing on Bakal Sita, Police Response, Checkpoint, and Service of Warrant of Arrest which resulted in the confiscation of 18 various firearms and apprehension of 14 individuals.
“I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to all the operating units who worked tirelessly in executing police operations to apprehend suspects and criminals. Our concerted effort and dedication to duty are what enable us to successfully do our job right in ensuring public safety and security in our communities. Ipagpatuloy lang po natin ito at magtulong-tulong po tayong lahat,” he said.
He further added that PRO10 remains committed in its pursuit of making Northern Mindanao a progressive and peaceful place to live, work, and invest. ###
SOURCE: RPIO PRO10