PRO 3 posts big weeklong busts

Elements of Police Regional Office (PRO) 3 neutralized four drug personalities and arrested 141 others, while confiscating more than P263 million worth of “shabu” in weeklong operations.

PRO 3 Regional Director, Police/Brig. Gen. Valeriano De Leon, said they conducted continuous police operations to eradicate different activities in their campaign against illegal drugs, which is the priority program of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

In a report submitted to de Leon, PRO 3 conducted 96 police operations that resulted in the arrest of 141 personalities and the death of one person from October 8 to 14.

Another buy-bust operation saw four Chinese drug personalities neutralized in Angeles City, Pampanga as PRO 3 confiscated 38,000 grams of shabu with an estimated value of P262.2 million.

Other operations also resulted in a total confiscation of 201.921 grams of shabu with an estimated value of P1,373,062, and 1,006 grams of marijuana with an estimated value of P120,720.

All arrested drug personalities were properly charged in court.

Likewise, joint personnel of the PNP and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency conducted buy bust operations, leading to the arrest of five more drug personalities in Subic, Zambales.

Authorities seized 19 grams of shabu there with an estimated value of P129,200.

On anti-illegal gambling, a total of 28 operations were conducted which resulted in 115 persons arrested and confiscation of money amounting to P28,720.00.

De Leon again commended all their police personnel who are committed to ensuring peace and order in their region.

Topics: Police Regional Office , shabu , Valeriano De Leon , Rodrigo Duterte
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