Baguio cops arrest 506 wanted persons in 6 months

Baguio cops arrest 506 wanted persons in 6 months

The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) was able to arrest some five hundred six wanted persons with standing warrants of arrest in the city during the implementation of the mandated simultaneous law enforcement operations to help in sustaining the gains of law and order over the past six months.

BCPO City Director Police Col. Glen Lonogan stated that of the arrested wanted persons, 9 are regional level wanted individuals, 29 are city level wanted persons, 4 are provincial level wanted persons, 8 are municipal level wanted persons and 121 are station level wanted individuals.

Further, he claimed that there are 335 other wanted persons who were arrested and accounted for by the operating law enforcers.

On anti-illegal drugs, Lonogan disclosed that the BCPO was able to conduct some 119 anti-drug operations in the city during the first 6 months of the year.

He stipulated that there were some 114 drug personalities that were arrested and a total of P221.3723 grams of shabu, 921.04 grams of marijuana and 585 ml. of marijuana oil with a total market value of P1,725,531.88 were confiscated.

The BCPO official stipulated that there were some 79 operations that were conducted against loose firearms that led to the confiscation of some 4 loose firearms while 75 assorted firearms were surrendered.

Moreover, he revealed that 4 individuals were also arrested and were subsequently charged for violation of the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 10591 or the Revised Firearms Law.

According to him, law enforcers were able to apprehended 20 individuals during the conduct of 4 anti-gambling operations in the different parts of the city. The arrested persons were charged for violation of Presidential decree (PD) 1602 or the Anti-Gambling Law.

Lonogan emphasized that on the aggressive implementation of traffic rules and regulations, some 46,694 erring motorists were apprehended that resulted in the payment of more than P20.2 million fines during the first 6 months of the year. – Dexter A. See