CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga — A Simultaneous Anti- Criminality Law Enforcement Operations conducted in Central Luzon three days before the final State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday has hauled to jail more than 500 law violators.
Police Regional Office 3 director Brig. Gen. Valeriano de Leon said the operations were anchored on the Intensified Cleanliness Program of Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar and the PRO3’s intensified anti-crime campaign.
De Leon said of the 571 individuals arrested, 28 were most wanted persons, 193 had standing warrants of arrest, 177 were caught for illegal drugs, 105 for illegal gambling. 18 during service of search warrants, 11 for loose firearms, one for illegal logging, and 38 for violation of local ordinances.
He said the SACLEO also resulted in the confiscation of 350.57 grams of shabu valued at P2,404,523, seizure of 88.30 grams of marijuana, with Dangerous Drugs Board value of P12,800; P19,499 cash bets, and 113 assorted firearms.
“As our ICP is very much in effect, we will keep on invigorating our efforts, targeting lawless elements, ensuring that our communities are safer and more secure,” De Leon said.