P120,000 worth marijuana seized, 16 drug dealers and wanted persons arrested


CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan—Police seized P120,000 worth of marijuana and other illegal drugs and arrested six wanted persons during simultaneous anti-criminality operations in different towns and cities on Friday.

Bulacan Police Director Col. Relly Arnedo said one alias Jhonet, 20; and alias Ronald, 28, were arrested in an Anti-Criminality Checkpoint Operation (Oplan-Sita) at about 2:50 a.m. in Barangay Guyong, Sta. Maria town.

Sta. Maria police station mobile patrollers confiscated from them 1 plastic wrapped brick containing 1 kilogram of suspected dried marijuana fruiting tops worth P120,000, 1 Unit Beretta (replica), 3 pieces of cellphones, 1 piece of bag, and 1 colored black and orange Honda Click 125 motorcycle without plate number.

Similar anti-illegal drugs operations conducted by Station Drug Enforcement Units (SDEU) of City Meycauayan and Calumpit town police resulted in the arrest of 10 drug peddlers. Confiscation from them were 7 sachets of suspected shabu worth almost P14,000, drug paraphernalia and buy-bust money.

On the other hand, tracker teams of Hagonoy police station arrested Luciano Santos, the Top 5 Provincial Level and Top 1 Municipal Level (MWP) in the town for the crime of statutory rape with no bail recommended. The warrant of arrest was issued by the Presiding Judge, Family Court, Third Judicial Region, Branch 4, City of Malolos, Bulacan.

Also, the tracker teams of the San Miguel, City of San Jose Del Monte, Sta. Maria and Plaridel police stations have arrested 5 wanted persons, identified as alias Marineth for violations of Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002; alias Alejandro for charges of direct assault; alias Jenny for New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016 (R.A. 10883); alias Renato for Social Security Act of 2018; and alias “FPJ” for rape respectively.

All accused are presently under the custody of the arresting unit/stations for proper disposition.

The Bulacan PNP is devoted to keeping a safe community free from criminal activities. The ability to stop individuals who incite fear and use violence in the community shows how steadfastly committed the police are to battling lawlessness and violence under the “Pulis ng PRO 3, Partner ng Pamayanan” thrust, Arnedo said.

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