32 drug suspects fall in Cavite PNP’s 24-hour operations
LUCENA CITY – Police arrested 32 suspected drug pushers in 24-hour synchronized operations in Cavite province on Friday and Saturday.
Police Colonel Marlon Santos, Cavite police chief, in a report posted on Facebook by the Cavite police public information office noontime Saturday, said the drug suspects were arrested in 18 separate buy-bust operations in Imus City, General Trias City, Cavite City, Dasmariñas City, Bacoor City, Trece Martires City and in the towns of Tanza, General Mariano Alvarez and Maragondon.
Authorities seized shabu (crystal meth) in 85 plastic sachets, dried marijuana leaves in four sachets, an undisclosed amount of cash money believed to be from drug sale and drug paraphernalia. The report did not mention the estimated value of the seized drugs.
Also arrested in the operations were 10 wanted individuals covered by arrest warrants – two of whom belong to the topmost felons in the province — and three other suspects in various crimes like robbery/hold-up, swindling, alarm and scandal.
At least 82 individuals were arrested for violation of health protocols that are in place to stop transmission of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. They were found either not wearing face masks and violating curfew.
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