MANILA — The Batangas Police Provincial Office (BPPO), under the supervision of Provincial Director PCol Pedro Soliba conducted a one-week Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) from November 20 to November 26, 2022, resulting in the arrest of least 241 suspects of assorted crimes.
In a report by the BPPO to PRO CALABARZON Regional Director PBGen Jose Melencio Nartatez Jr., the weeklong SACLEO resulted in the arrest of 241 personalities who are involved in different cases.
The police said, of the 241 suspects, 96 of which were drug personalities nabbed in 86 operations that yielded 146.70 grams of shabu and 1,129.76 grams of marijuana amounting ₱1,147,801.20.
In addition, the service of warrants of arrest by the operatives of Batangas PPO also caused 56 wanted persons to be put behind bars that included 10 regional most wanted, 10 provincial most wanted, eight (8) city/municipal most wanted, and 28 other wanted persons.
Meanwhile, 81 personalities involved in illegal gambling were also arrested which stemmed from 56 operations conducted by Batangas police.
Bet money amounting to ₱33,482.00 was confiscated from the gamblers. On the other hand, eight (8) loose firearms were confiscated along with eight (8) arrested persons from 10 operations conducted.
“The Batangas PNP is serious in its campaign against criminality. We are committed to ensuring that the community is safe, especially in this coming season of Holidays,” Soliba said.