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PRO3 anti-crime ops net 400 law breakers; over P3-M drugs seized

CAMP OLIVAS — The weeklong anti-crime campaign of the Central Luzon police yielded a total of 422 arrested persons, illegal drugs, and cash bets.

PRO3 director Brig. Gen. Jose Hidalgo Jr. said among the 422 arrests, 105 persons have standing warrants, 17 of whom are most wanted for murder, rape, and frustrated murder; 159 were nabbed for illegal drugs, 135 were accosted for illegal gambling, and six individuals for violation of other special laws.

Three assorted firearms were also confiscated including 456 plastic sachets of shabu valued  at P3,409,668.92; 16 sachets of marijuana worth P9,884.40; and 101,449.00 cash bets.

Hidalgo said these accomplishments are the result of timely coordination, intelligence-driven operations of different police units, and strong support of local officials as well as those in the private sector in the region.

“The PRO3 remains steadfast in mobilizing its resources along with its continuous efforts to address lawlessness in the region,” he said.