A WEEKLONG anti-crime drive has resulted in the arrest of 74 law violators in Bataan.
Bataan police director Col. Romell Velasco said 19 drug peddlers were nabbed in separate buy-bust operations in Abucay, Bagac, Balanga, Dinalupihan, Hermosa, Limay, Mariveles, Morong, Orani, Pilar and Samal.
Fifty-four sachets of shabu and around 30 grams of marijuana were seized from the suspects.
Thirty operations relevant to the implementation of warrants of arrest were conducted by the Abucay, Balanga, Dinalupihan, Hermosa, Limay, Mariveles, Morong, Orani, Orion, Pilar and Samal, which led to the arrest of 31 individuals.
Meanwhile, three persons were caught by the Dinalupihan police for possession of loose firearms. Seven guns were confiscated by the Dinalupihan and Mariveles cops.
On the campaign against Illegal logging, three individuals were arrested in Abucay.
In the drive against illegal gambling, the Balanga, Hermosa, Limay and Mariveles police conducted separate anti-Illegal gambling operations, which resulted in the arrest of 18 gamblers while P11,220 bet money was confiscated.
Bataan police will continue to mount police operations against wanted persons and other illegal activities to provide a safe community, where people can live, work and do business peacefully.