215 suspected criminals nabbed in 2-day Quezon police operations
LUCENA CITY –– Some 215 suspected criminals were arrested in a series of police operations over the weekend in Quezon province.
Police Colonel Ericson Dilag, Quezon police chief, in a report issued Tuesday, said 84.14 grams of shabu (crystal meth) with an estimated Dangerous Drug Board (DDB) value of P592,552 were confiscated during “synchronized enhanced managing police operations” (Sempo) on Jan. 23 and 24.
The police also seized 32.6 grams of dried marijuana leaves with an estimated DDB value of P3,912.
The police arrested at least 34 suspected drug pushers.
Operatives also arrested 42 wanted criminals, of which seven belong to the list of most-wanted felons in the province.
Also nabbed were 56 suspected illegal gamblers, 28 illegal fishers, one illegal logger, and one illegal firearm holder. The rest are violators of municipal ordinances.
Authorities seized one undocumented firearm, while 19 assorted guns were voluntarily surrendered.
“The swift arrests of criminals minimize the commission of crimes, while the continuous intensified anti-illegal drugs operation will greatly affect the drug supply in Quezon province,” Dilag said.
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